Dividend Policy

  1. Due Diligence On Dividends

    Due Diligence On Dividends

    Understanding dividends and how they work will help you become a more informed and ...
  2. Finding Value In A Sideways Market

    Finding Value In A Sideways Market

    When the market is non-directional, your profit potential need not go sideways too. ...
  3. Lessons On Corporate Dividend Payout And Retention ...

    Lessons On Corporate Dividend Payout And Retention ...

    Why are dividend payout and retention ratios important to consider when investing ...
  4. How And Why Do Companies Pay Dividends?

    How And Why Do Companies Pay Dividends?

    If a company decides to pay dividends, it will choose one of three approaches: residual, ...
  5. Dividend Facts You May Not Know

    Dividend Facts You May Not Know

    Discover the issues that complicate these payouts for investors.
  6. Evaluating Retained Earnings: What Gets Kept ...

    Evaluating Retained Earnings: What Gets Kept ...

    A company's retained earnings matter. Be investment-savvy and learn how to analyze ...
  1. Playing Small-Caps In This Market? The Key Is ...

    Playing Small-Caps In This Market? The Key Is ...

    Small-cap stocks have taken a beating at the hands of jittery investors, but there ...
  1. Why do some preferred stocks have a higher yield than common stocks?

    Before we answer this question, let's just take a quick review of what a stock's yield is actually measuring.The yield is ...
  2. Why would a company make drastic cuts to its dividend payments?

    A dividend cut occurs when a dividend paying company either completely stops paying out dividends (a worst-case scenario) ...
  3. Which is better a cash dividend or a stock dividend?

    The purpose of dividends is to return wealth back to the shareholders of a company. There are two main types of dividends: ...
  4. Is a dividend reduction a signal to sell?

    Although a dividend reduction is generally viewed as a signal to sell, the decision is not as clear-cut as if the dividend ...
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