Britain’s Top Companies To Splash Out $131B In Dividends: Study

(Reuters) – Britain’s biggest companies are set to lavish 85.3 billion pounds ($131 billion) on their shareholders in 2015 as they draw on their cash hoards to supplement regular dividends with additional one-off payouts, a study said on Monday. The total level of payouts would be 10.8 percent more than last year, excluding Vodafone’s return of…