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Subject:  Re: Transferring stocks to a charity after ex di Date:  1/5/2014  8:35 AM
Author:  katinga Number:  119804 of 121219

Remember, the ex-div. date is merely derived by the lag between the trade date and the settlement date. The company specifies the record date, and the stock exchange takes it from there.

What if the record date falls after the settlement date on an outright sale?
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