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Dividend Policy

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

  2. How do dividend distributions affect additional paid in capital?

  3. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the retail sector?

  4. Which retail stocks pay the highest dividends?

  5. How can the price of a stock change on the ex-dividend date?

  6. How is the ex-dividend date for a dividend on a stock determined?

  7. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the automotive sector?

  8. How can I find out the ex-dividend date for a stock's dividend?

  9. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the wholesale sector?

  10. What dividend yield is typical for companies in the industrial sector?

  11. Which REITs pay the highest dividends?

  12. For what types of investments is the payout ratio the most relevant?

  13. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the electronics sector?

  14. What is the difference between record date and ex-dividend date?

  15. Why would a company choose to pay a stock dividend instead of a cash dividend?

  16. Does the S&P 500 index include dividends?

  17. How does the bottom line affect shareholder returns?

  18. What causes dividends per share to increase?

  19. What causes dividends per share to decrease?

  20. Why would a company want to decrease its dividends per share?

  21. Why doesn't Berkshire Hathaway pay a dividend?

  22. How are dividends usually paid out?

  23. What are the different ways a CEO could influence stock prices?

  24. What are some possible red flags in a company's dividend payout ratio?

  25. How and when are stock dividends paid out?

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

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

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

  29. Is a dividend reduction a signal to sell?

  30. What is a dividend?

  31. What is the double taxation of dividends?

  32. Which is NOT a component of investment income?

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

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

  35. What does "cutting a melon" mean?

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

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

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

  39. How does a stock split affect cash dividends?

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

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

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

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

  44. Is a company allowed to reduce its dividends?

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

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

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

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