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Subject:  Re: Dividend, stock price & capital gain Date:  2/12/2006  10:45 PM
Author:  gebinr Number:  83886 of 121061

Hi Peter,

Thanks for the additional comment.

One more scenario. Suppose 100% of the special dividend is declared to be a dividend and there is no return of capital. Bought at $22 before the stock went ex-div, sold at $19.50 after ex-div. Could this person recognize a $2.50 capital loss?

Thanks,
gebin

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