Dividend Strategy Performance in the time of COVID-19
Webcast: Thursday 30 April 2020
As markets continue to experience unprecedented volatility, we are addressing and answering key concerns and questions from clients.
This week, experts from State Street Global Advisors explore COVID-19’s effects on corporate finance decisions, specifically dividend payments and buyback programs. Listen below for a better understanding of the pandemic’s impact on company cash flow trends and how that affects the performance of dividend strategies.
CFA, Global Head of SPDR Product, State Street Global Advisors
CFA, Head of SPDR Americas Research, State Street Global Advisors
CFA, Head of SPDR Americas Sales Execution and Institutional Strategies
Noel Archard, CFA, Global Head of SPDR Product, State Street Global Advisors
Matthew Bartolini, CFA, Head of SPDR Americas Research, State Street Global Advisors
Colin Ireland, CFA, Head of SPDR Americas Sales Execution and Institutional Strategies
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