The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Fool Community Help Desk / Ask A Foolish Question
|Subject: Re: Dividend To Ex-Dividend Status||Date: 10/1/2012 1:53 PM|
|Author: Quillnpenn||Number: 259380 of 270230|
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