SINGAPORE (Dec 25): During the uncertain years following the global financial crisis, ComfortDel Gro Corp offered investors a seemingly reliable combination of growth and dividends. Between 2010 and 2015, its annual dividends increased from 5.5 cents a share to nine cents, while its shares climbed nearly 90%. During the same period, the Straits Times Index fell 0.4%. But things started going wrong for the company last year.

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