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What is a Dividend?

A dividend is an income-like payment to an investor who holds stock. Dividends tend to be paid by companies who are...

What is Dividend Adjusted Return?

In a lesser-known context, dividend adjustment means a payment of accrued but yet-unpaid dividend amounts to the...

What is a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?

A Dividend Reinvestment Plan, referred to as DRIP, is a plan offered by corporations that allows investors to reinvest..

What is Dividend Selling?

Even if you are in the seller’s position in this situation, and are seeking to “capture” the dividend, you have to...

What is Dividend Arbitrage?

In a dividend arbitrage, money is made by purchasing a stock before the ex-dividend date and then exercising a put...

What is Dividend Capture?

Dividend capture is a strategy similar to dividend arbitrage that seeks to reap incremental gains somewhat reliably...

What is the Dividend Discount Model?

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a method for valuing a stock, that looks at expected future dividend payouts

What is Dividend Drag?

The structure of ETFs prevents them from immediately reinvesting dividends, and they often do not offer what is known...

What is Dividend Enhanced Convertible Stock (DECS)?

DECS - This is a type of automatically convertible security that comes in the form of preferred stock shares, which...
What is a Dividend ETF?

What is a Dividend ETF?

Dividend ETFs invest primarily in preferred stock and stocks that pay regular dividends. Strategically, they tend to...

What is Dividend Growth Rate?

Dividend growth rate is the annual increase in the scale of dividend payments to stockholders. Good dividend growth...

What is Dividend Frequency?

Dividends are paid at certain intervals by companies who pay them. This might be quarterly, annually, or semi-annually

What is the Dividend Payout Ratio?

The Dividend Payout Ratio represents the percentage of a company’s earnings/profits that they pay-out to shareholders

What is Dividend Per Share?

Dividend payments are allocated on a per-share basis. The company issuing them may announce the dividend in terms of...

What is Dividend Policy?

These and other considerations make up what is known as a company’s dividend policy. Companies may have a different...

What is a Dividend Rate?

The dividend rate is basically just the value of the annual dividend of a company, stated as the monetary value

What is Dividend Recapitalization?

Dividend recapitalizations will cause the share price to reduce, largely because the company’s debt-to-equity ratio...

What is a Dividend Rollover Plan?

Dividend rollover plan is another, rarely used way to refer to a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP). Unfortunately...

What is a Dividends Received Deduction?

A Dividends Received Deduction (DRD) is a tax deduction available to corporations when they are paid dividends from...

What is a Dividend Tax Credit?

In Canada, the dividend tax credit eliminates tax liability for eligible dividends. Eligible dividends can come from...

What is Dividend Yield?

A dividend yield is a ratio that represents how much a company pays in annual dividends relative to its share price