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  1. Where can I find the past record dates for a company's cash or stock dividend?

  2. If a long call is owned on the record date of a stock, is the owner of the option ...

  3. When can I use the Dividend Discount Method (DDM) to value a stock?

  4. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the Internet sector?

  5. How is perpetuity used in the Dividend Discount Model?

  6. What are the drawbacks of using the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) to value a stock?

  7. Should I purchase a master limited partnership (MLP) in my retirement account?

  8. What are the tax implications of owning a master limited partnership (MLP)?

  9. Do stock splits and stock dividends affect stockholder equity?

  10. What happens to the shares of a company that has been the object of a hostile takeover?

  11. If an investor is short a dividend-paying stock on record date are they entitled ...

  12. What is the impact of retained earnings on stockholders equity?

  13. How can stock dividends provide protection against inflation?

  14. What rights do all common shareholders have?

  15. How do I find the information needed for input into the Dividend Discount Model (DDM)?

  16. Why should a company buy back shares it feels are undervalued instead of redeeming ...

  17. What are the types of share capital?

  18. What are the main disadvantages of fixed income securities?

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

  20. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the banking sector?

  21. What are common advantages of investing in large cap stocks?

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

  23. What are the advantages and disadvantages of preference shares?

  24. How does the bottom line affect shareholder returns?

  25. Why is it better to invest in a blue-chip company that pays dividends versus a blue-chip ...

  26. What are some index funds that specialize in blue chip stocks?

  27. Are there ways to invest in gold and get a dividend?

  28. How does a merger affect the shareholders?

  29. In what situations does it benefit a company to buy back outstanding shares?

  30. What factors cause investors to perceive large cap stocks as being low-risk?

  31. What are some common examples of marketable securities?

  32. What are the SEC regulations regarding stock splits?

  33. What are the different types of preference shares?

  34. What are the different kinds of shares that a Public Limited Company (PLC) can issue?

  35. Is there a difference between capital gains and dividend income?

  36. What does total stockholders equity represent?

  37. What does dividend per share tell investors?

  38. What causes dividends per share to increase?

  39. What are the main advantages of fixed income securities?

  40. What kinds of companies are the best candidates for evaluation using the Gordon Growth ...

  41. What is the difference between earnings per share and dividends per share?

  42. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Gordon Growth Model?

  43. Why is the Gordon Growth Model not more widely used?

  44. What causes dividends per share to decrease?

  45. Why are stock buybacks so controversial?

  46. What size of annual dividend yield is typical of companies in the financial services ...

  47. Why does Berkshire Hathaway prefer to buy back shares instead of paying dividends?

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

  49. How do you calculate a payout ratio using Excel?

  50. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the financial services sector?

  51. Is it a good idea for a beginning investor to arbitrage the dividend calendar?

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

  53. Why do telecommunication stocks pay above-average dividends?

  54. What utility stocks pay the highest dividends?

  55. Why do companies issue preferred stock?

  56. What is Shareholder Value Added (SVA) and how is it used in value investing?

  57. Why do preferred stocks have a face value and why is it different than market value?

  58. How do I calculate dividend payout ratio from a balance sheet?

  59. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the forest products sector?

  60. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the oil & gas drilling ...

  61. What are the benefits and drawbacks of owning preferred stock and common stock?

  62. How does preferred stock differ from company issued bonds?

  63. How do I calculate the dividend payout ratio from an income statement?

  64. What are the pros and cons of owning preferred stock instead of common stock?

  65. What is the difference between dividend yield and dividend payout ratio?

  66. What is the difference between yield and dividend?

  67. What is the downside of investing in the utility sector?

  68. How are dividends usually paid out?

  69. If I reinvest my dividends, are they still taxable?

  70. How is a debenture stock different from a regular debenture?

  71. What types of companies offer the most dividends?

  72. How can I find out what date(s) I am supposed to be entitled to ex-dividends?

  73. Are dividend payout ratios different in different economic sectors?

  74. Are dividends the best way to make money for retirement?

  75. What telecommunication stocks pay the highest dividends?

  76. Are utility stocks bought for income or growth?

  77. With an ex-dividend, why does the dividend go to the seller rather than the buyer?

  78. What is the difference between dividends and capital gains?

  79. Are telecommunication stocks bought for income or growth?

  80. Do high interest rates hurt the performance of telecommunication stocks? If so, why?

  81. Do high interests rates hurt the performance of telecommunication stocks? If so, ...

  82. How do I use the dividend capture strategy?

  83. Why do utility stocks pay high dividends?

  84. What's the safest way to invest in high-yielding dividend stocks?

  85. What is the difference between the dividend yield and the dividend payout ratio?

  86. Which is more important - dividend yield or total return?

  87. What metrics should I evaluate when looking for high-yielding dividend stocks?

  88. What's the difference between retained earnings and revenue?

  89. How and when are stock dividends paid out?

  90. How is revenue related to retained earnings?

  91. What is the difference between preferred stock and common stock?

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

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

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

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

  96. What is a dividend?

  97. What is the double taxation of dividends?

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

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

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

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