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|Subject: Re: Dividend To Ex-Dividend Status||Date: 10/1/2012 1:53 PM|
|Author: Quillnpenn||Number: 259380 of 267388|
Let's peruse the following and review the ex-div's as well as the Special Dividend Dates.
http://www.dividendinvestor.com/ just enter the ticker symbol and then kruz down to where it says Dividends paid since (blue tab).
http://www.dividend.com/dividend-stocks/financial/reit-retai... again just enter the ticker symbol at the top line.
A dividend-paying stock's ex-dividend date is very important to investors. In a nutshell, if you buy a dividend stock before the ex-dividend date, then you will receive the next upcoming dividend payment. If you purchase the stock on or after the ex-dividend date, you will not receive the dividend.
The converse of this rule also holds true -- if you sell a stock before the ex-dividend date, you will not receive the dividend, but if you sell on or after the ex-dividend date, you will.
Special Dividend Dates:
Had to have owned the stock before the "DIV RECORDING DATE". Not on, but before, in order to receive the Special Dividend check.
And finally, at your leisure check the news events on yahoo for each stock for announcements of there divided dates et.,al.
Hope this can be some assistance
Quillnpenn - a poor church mouse scratching for a living.
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