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Dividends

  1. What does dividend per share tell investors?

  2. What causes dividends per share to increase?

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

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

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

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

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

  8. What causes dividends per share to decrease?

  9. Why are stock buybacks so controversial?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  18. What utility stocks pay the highest dividends?

  19. Why do companies issue preferred stock?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  30. What is the difference between yield and dividend?

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

  32. How are dividends usually paid out?

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

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

  35. What types of companies offer the most dividends?

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

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

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

  39. What telecommunication stocks pay the highest dividends?

  40. Are utility stocks bought for income or growth?

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

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

  43. Are telecommunication stocks bought for income or growth?

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

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

  46. How do I use the dividend capture strategy?

  47. Why do utility stocks pay high dividends?

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

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

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

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

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

  53. How and when are stock dividends paid out?

  54. How is revenue related to retained earnings?

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

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

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

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

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

  60. What is a dividend?

  61. What is the double taxation of dividends?

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

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

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

  65. What effect does a company's dividend reinvestment plan have on its stock price?

  66. How does a stock split affect cash dividends?

  67. Does a stock dividend dilute the price per share as would a forward stock split?

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

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

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

  71. What is the incentive to buy a stock without dividends?

  72. Is a company allowed to reduce its dividends?

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

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

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

  76. What is a DRIP?

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

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

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