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Letter: Dividend doesn’t make business sense

  • Author: Lela Ryterski
    | Opinion
  • Updated: July 20
  • Published July 20

A well-managed corporation wouldn’t give its shareholders a dividend if the corporation was facing revenue declines, a cash-flow crisis and an inability to fund its operations. On the contrary, it would ask its shareholders to pitch in to help it out.

If Alaska were a well-run business, the Permanent Fund dividend wouldn’t be happening this year and taxes would be in order.

— Lela Ryterski


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