Dividend stocks

CDD, TGA, MTS, TRA: 4 ASX-listed shares going ex-dividend in July

 CDD, TGA, MTS, TRA: 4 ASX-listed shares going  ex-dividend in July

This month, four ASX companies' shares are set to trade ex-dividend. These include infrastructure company Cardno Limited, retailing company Thorn Group, food and staple retailer Metcash Limited and retailing firm Turners Automotive Group Limited.

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CHC, TCL, GMG: Three ASX shares trading ex-dividend this week

CHC, TCL, GMG: Three ASX shares trading ex-dividend this week

  • June 27, 2022 09:19 AM AEST
  • Ashish

CHC, TCL and GMG gained last Friday despite no major price-sensitive news released by the respective companies

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NSR, RFF: Two ASX shares with over 4% dividend yields

NSR, RFF: Two ASX shares with over 4% dividend yields

  • June 23, 2022 08:48 AM AEST
  • Ashish

Investors are always in search of shares with a track record of consistent dividend payment.

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MFG, FMG, PTM: ASX All Ordinaries stocks paying decent dividends

MFG, FMG, PTM: ASX All Ordinaries stocks paying decent dividends

Highlights A company can either accumulate its profit and earnings or distribute it to shareholders as dividend The dividend yield is the dividend paid out by a company relative to its share price Higher dividend yields do not always indicate ...

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CLW, PAC: Two ASX income shares with over 5% dividend yields

CLW, PAC: Two ASX income shares with over 5% dividend yields

  • June 14, 2022 10:57 AM AEST
  • Ashish

ks. The Australian share market is currently seeing a period of volatility and uncertainty. The benchmark ASX 200 index has fallen over 13% on a year-to-date (YTD) basis. In such a scenario, investors would be closely looking at income stocks ...

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NHC, YAL, GRR: Three best performing ASX high-yield dividend shares

NHC, YAL, GRR: Three best performing ASX high-yield dividend shares

  • June 09, 2022 08:34 AM AEST
  • Ashish

ds. The Australian share market has traded on an uncertain note so far this year. The ASX 200 has fallen over 6% on a year-to-date (YTD) basis. The weakness is mainly due to rising consumer prices and interest rates. Even the ongoing geopoliti...

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BHP, FMG, RIO: Dividends paid by 3 ASX mining stocks over last 3 years

BHP, FMG, RIO: Dividends paid by 3 ASX mining stocks over last 3 years

  • June 04, 2022 12:10 AM AEST
  • Ashish

hree years. ASX-listed mining companies are among the best dividend players across the world.  BHP is, in fact, the world’s biggest dividend payer. The mining major has paid record dividends in the past year or two, making it one of t...

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CDA, MIN: May’s best performing ASX shares with over 3% dividend yields

CDA, MIN: May’s best performing ASX shares with over 3% dividend yields

  • June 01, 2022 12:59 PM AEST
  • Ashish

Highlights The ASX 200 index fell 3% to 7,229 in May. The market fell amid concerns about a possible recession, inflation, and rising interest rates. But there were a few shares which managed to defy selling and ended higher. ...

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From GRR to NHC: Five best ASX All Ordinaries dividend shares on YTD basis

From GRR to NHC: Five best ASX All Ordinaries dividend shares on YTD basis

  • May 28, 2022 12:28 AM AEST
  • Ashish

Highlights Investors have taken up dividend investing in a big way recently. Investors now seek to include stocks with high dividend-paying potential in their portfolios. Despite ongoing volatility, there are stocks which have managed ...

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RIO, BKW, RFF: Three top ASX dividend shares as retirement options

RIO, BKW, RFF: Three top ASX dividend shares as retirement options

  • May 23, 2022 03:39 PM AEST
  • Ashish

ds. No matter whether you are a newbie or a retiree, all are in search of good dividend stocks. Dividend stocks provide a steady income source, which makes all the more sense during uncertain times. Some companies paid dividends even during th...

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NHC, GRR: Best performing ASX dividend shares with over 66% YTD gains

NHC, GRR: Best performing ASX dividend shares with over 66% YTD gains

  • May 20, 2022 08:43 AM AEST
  • Ashish

od. ASX-listed dividend shares have had a strong journey so far this year. Investors have received hefty dividends despite concerns around rising interest rates and inflation. As a result, stocks with decent dividend-paying history are getting...

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Frequently Asked Questions

One can buy a stock just before dividend and become eligible to receive dividend. If you buy a particular stock just one day before its ex-dividend date, then you will be eligible to receive the upcoming dividend to be distributed by a company. When a company announces dividend, it also provides details of record date, ex-dividend date etc.

Yes, one can buy a stock just before dividend and become eligible to receive dividend. If you buy a particular stock just one day before its ex-dividend date, then you will be eligible to receive the upcoming dividend to be distributed by a company. When a company announces dividend, it also provides details of record date, ex-dividend date etc. Record date is the date on which a shareholder should have the stock in his/her demat account in order to be eligible for the upcoming dividend. Similarly, ex-dividend date is the date on which a particular stock trades on the exchanges without the value of its upcoming dividend.

Yes, one can sell a particular stock after the record date and still be eligible to receive the upcoming dividend. Even if you hold a particular stock for one day, the record date, you will be eligible to receive the dividend. You just need to ensure that the stock remains in your demat account on the record date so that you become eligible for the dividend. On record date, a particular company takes out the list of shareholders, who will be entitled to receive the upcoming dividend.

Historically, it has been observed that on ex-dividend date price of a particular stock falls by approximately the dividend amount as short-term investors tend to sell the stock after being eligible to receive the upcoming dividend amount. However, in some cases, a particular stock may also rise on the ex-dividend date because of any stock specific news or due to the overall bullish sentiment of the market on that particular day.

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