Dividends

A corporate action where a company would give either cash, shares or property to its entitled shareholders.

What are dividends?
Dividend is the share in the profits of a corporation which is paid to the stockholders out of the unrestricted retained earnings, in propor...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 9:57 AM
What are the different kinds of dividends?
There are three different types of dividends: Cash, Stock, and Property Dividend. Cash Dividends - portion of company earnings to be s...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 9:57 AM
What is an ex-date?
Ex-Date is the date used as basis for qualification to stock rights offer and/or dividends.  To qualify, the shares must be bought and held at least...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 9:57 AM
What is a record date?
Record date is the date when the stock or company looks at its record to see who the shareholders of the company are.  Record date has a T+3 day clear...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 9:58 AM
What is a payable/payment date?
The payable/payment date is the scheduled date on which a declared dividend will be paid.  Note that cash dividends sometimes need clearing and may be...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 9:58 AM