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Dividend Policy

  1. How and when are stock dividends paid out?

  2. Why do some preferred stocks have a higher yield than common stocks?

  3. Why would a company make drastic cuts to its dividend payments?

  4. Which is better a cash dividend or a stock dividend?

  5. Is a dividend reduction a signal to sell?

  6. Why do some companies pay a dividend, while other companies do not?

  7. What is a dividend?

  8. What is the double taxation of dividends?

  9. Which is NOT a component of investment income?

  10. What would happen to a company's external fund requirements if it reduces the payout ...

  11. How does a stock split affect cash dividends?

  12. Can a corporation deduct dividend payments to shareholders before taxes are calculated?

  13. What does "cutting a melon" mean?

  14. If I sell my shares before the ex-dividend date will I still get the dividend?

  15. Why don't investors buy stock just before the dividend date and sell right afterwards?

  16. Do I receive the posted dividend yield every quarter?

  17. Why would a stock that pays a large, consistent dividend have less price volatility ...

  18. Are ETFs required to pay out a percentage of income as dividends?

  19. When is a dividend payment recognized in the shareholders equity portion of the balance ...

  20. If a company moves its dividend record date forward, does the ex-dividend date change ...

  21. Can a company declare a dividend that exceeds its earnings per share?

  22. Is a company allowed to reduce its dividends?

  23. Which option is better on a mutual fund: a growth option or a dividend reinvestment ...

  24. I would like to invest in a dividend-paying stock. How can I find out which stocks ...

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