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Does 401k contribution to index fund pay dividends?

My 401k fund has an option for investment in S&P 500 index fund, however the investment doesn't come with any dividend yield. S&P 500 index funds such as VOO, SPY come with a dividend yield. ...
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What kind of stocks should I invest in for high dividend yields [closed]

I want to know what kind of stocks are good for constant returns, the price of the stock is not my main interest, what I am interested in is monthly/quarterly returns for a stable income source. Also ...
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Is there any difference between these two RIC options in Turbotax when specifying foreign dividend sources?

RIC = Regulated Investment Company.
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Why don't I see any dividends in my Fidelity Personal Account?

I have two accounts in Fidelity: Account A: Personal account Account B: Rollover IRA account (Rolled over from former 401k accounts) I have purchased a specific Fidelity Mutual Fund through both ...
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How do I report stock dividends for US nonresident taxes on my income tax return?

Foreigner filing U.S. taxes with form 1040-NR. I own stock of a U.S. company in a foreign brokerage account and had U.S. tax withheld from dividends based on form W-8 BEN. How do I report this income ...
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Where can I see my interest and dividends earned as well as net capital gain/loss for my Fidelity HSA last year?

As I was a tax resident of California in 2021, I must report the interest and dividends earned as well as net capital gain/loss for my HSA account, which is managed by Fidelity: Where can I see my ...
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Does the term "ordinary dividends" include qualified dividends?

There seems to be some inconsistency in the usage of the term "ordinary dividends". (I'm considering the United States tax system.) Most online sites seem to define the terms "ordinary ...
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Is it possible for the dividend rate to decrease at a constant rate to the future?

I came across the following question; Mayfair corporation is expected to pay 40% dividends to its shareholders as its next dividend. However, the company announces that it is not expecting to pay a ...
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What's the best and fastest way to close a Private Limited company in India?

I am winding down my company in India (Incorporated 2010) as I have moved out of the country. There is very little income and expense monthly. Only 2-3 employees remaining. There is about INR 7,500,...
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VUSA vs VUAA - Distributing seemingly better than

VUSA (IE00B3XXRP09) and VUAA (IE00BFMXXD54) should both be equally "good". VUAA is for you if you want to automatically reinvest its dividends. I get that... Nevertheless, if I look at their ...
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Do I receive dividend if my stocks are assigned on ex-dividend date?

I owned a stock and sold a call option on it. On the Ex-dividend date the option was assigned at pre-market hours and stocks were sold at pre-market. Am I still entitled to receive dividends because I ...
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UK: How much tax would I pay on my income?

I am a director of a limited company in the UK and I am the only employee. If I paid myself a salary of £100k and on top of that I paid myself £100k in dividends (post corporate tax), how much tax ...
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Why people prefer VRE instead of HHL.B with higher dividend yield

Good day , I am new to stock market , so I am sorry in advance for my poor knowledge. My Canadian financial advisor told me that secure way to get dividends from stocks is to buy dividend ETFs ...
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Who is the counterparty on cash dividends for listed stock?

Who is the counterparty on dividend receivables and payables?
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Mutual Fund: Dividends vs. Distributions

Take an actively managed mutual fund that trades stocks including dividend-paying ones. The fund can make money in 2 ways: Receive dividends from dividend-paying stocks Sell stocks above cost for a ...
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What does "GILEAD SCIENCES INC REV NRA W/H ,03/30" mean?

What does the GILEAD SCIENCES INC REV NRA W/H ,03/30 mean in my broker's statement? I mean, the INC REV NRA W/H ,03/30 part. Is that a dividend?
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Canadian taxes: Is it possible to declare dividends for a small business corporation with no other income other than investments (passive income)?

I have a small business that is now dormant since I switched to full time employment This is a small inc created before the professional corporations were defined by the Canada Revenue Agency (not ...
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Preferred Stocks: Why do you have to sell the detachable warrant to receive dividend?

I'm reading about detachable warrants and it says that: Because they are attached to preferred stock, investors may not be able to receive dividends for as long as they hold the warrants. (https://...
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Does it ever make sense for a non-US investor to buy US stocks for the dividend?

Given there's a 30% dividend withholding tax, could it still make sense to buy US stocks for the dividend? Given US dividend-paying companies usually have a longer track record of dividend payments ...
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Is there a way to search for upcoming Dividends by type?

I was searching for dividends and can see the calendar for most of symbols. However, I bumped into $KWEB and they declared on Dec-28-2021 and Ex-Div date was Dec-29-2021 and Pay Date was Dec-31-2021. ...
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Intrinsic value of a stock which pays out dividend

I want to find the intrinsic value of a stock which pays out dividend but not a significant amount. In particular, is there a way to incorporate the dividend payout in the discounted cash flow ...
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Do dividend taxes affect how much a stock price will fall on the ex-dividend date?

In theory, when a company pays out $1 in cash dividends per share, its stock price will fall by $1 due to the cash dividend. Does this relationship change when investors have to pay taxes on the ...
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What are the accounting rules around payment of dividends for loss making companies (VOD)

Vodafone (LSE:VOD) has been loss making and has negative retained earnings (Accumulated losses). What are the accounting rules that allow Vodafone to pay a dividend - From the UK Government's website: ...
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Minimizing taxes on dividends

I own stocks and ETFs in my taxable brokerage account at Vanguard, and these securities generate taxable dividend income every year, which is a problem. How do I fix it? It was a bad idea on my part: ...
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Why ETF Actual Dividend yield differs after only 3 months

Will take IDVY.L as an example, dividends paid per share in September - 26.74p (30.91¢), projected dividends in December - 2.004p (2.35¢) - 13 times less. Another example - IUKD - 3 times difference ...
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Why are dividends significantly smaller than Stock price itself?

Looking dividends such as Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/dividends-and-stock-history.aspx Per stock pays 0.6 USD whilst if I need to buy one stock I'll pay ~300 USD. Why Dividend ...
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Does all stock have dividends? and what is the most intelligible definition and concept of dividend?

I keep reading about the stock dividend and cant figure out in my head how it works (Im dumb) can someone enlighten me about how can I fully understand its concept like suggesting some non complicated ...
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Why the tax on stocks dividends differs between the types of companies?

Why some types of companies, like a limited partnership LP deduct more percentage on the dividends (for me it was 37%) than the regular percentage (30% for inc,lmt for example)?
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Is it a negative sign for a company when it reduces its dividends, even when it is still relatively high/good dividends? [closed]

Is it a negative sign for a company when it reduces its dividends, even when it is still relatively high/good dividends compared to others?
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Why do companies bother paying dividends below some threshold?

There are companies out there paying dividends of fractions of a percent. Why do they bother doing that? There isn’t much an investor can do with a yield of 0.1%, even if their holdings in the company ...
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Individual tax from dividend of Georgian Virtual Zone Company

I am programmer. I would like to open Company in Virtual Zone of Georgia. I will be tax resident of Georgia. I do not know what tax should I pay. I will have only clients out of Georgia. So in my ...
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Misnomers in comparing stock buybacks to dividends

I found this question particularly helpful:Are stock buybacks similar to dividends? Not too far off from this angle, my textbook has this as an introduction to stock buybacks: Share repurchases are ...
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If I buy a preferred stock before ex.dividend, will I get the dividends from the first time or there is more time should I hold it before getting it?

If I buy a preferred stock before ex.dividend, will I get the dividends from the first time or there is a longer period of time should I hold the preferred shares before getting its dividends?
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What tax do I pay when I close a limited company?

I used to be an IT contractor for many years. With recent IR35 changes, I have decided to take up a permanent/FTC job. Over the past year my contract has been under IR35, so I am paying paye tax etc. ...
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How much more tax will I pay on dividends for US stocks as an Irish tax resident?

I'm a Canadian citizen living in Ireland. I'm an Irish tax resident. I bought some US-based stocks on Degiro and eToro. e.g. Apple, Microsoft, Coca-cola. Ireland has a double taxation treaty with the ...
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High dividends implied by high depreciation allowance?

Why could a high depreciation allowance imply a payment of high dividends? For example, in a course example, it is said that: British Energy would pay dividends out of cash flows. These were expected ...
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Can a company announce to give dividends (quarterly) and after two quarters decides not to give dividends?

Can a company announce to give dividends quarterly and after two quarters decides to stop giving dividends? Or it is obligated to do for the remaining two quarters?
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Finding the share price of a company couple years from now using the dividend discount model (practice)

A company is growing at a constant rate of 8%. Last week it paid a dividend of $3.00. If the required rate of return is 15%, what is the price of the share three years from now? My initial thought was ...
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Why [qualified] dividends are taxed differently from current income?

I am wondering what was the motivation to decouple taxation (USA) of short-term gains/income from dividends in 2003. Before 2003, dividends were mostly taxed as current income, at a significantly ...
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Where is the share price located once Apple releases its Form 10-K? Using for dividend yield calculation and need the price they used

I need to find dividend yield for Apple at the release of their 2020 annual report, Form 10-K. That's it. I can't find it anywhere.
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Will orders be adjusted on the ex-dividend date if the stock "will not be quoted ex-dividend"?

Consider a stock that will soon pay a dividend, but the dividend announcement says that the stock "will not be quoted ex". Will the prices in the order book be adjusted on the ex-dividend ...
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Do I need to file a tax return if my only income was from dividends and I am a foreigner?

I am not a US person for tax purposes. I do however own stocks in the US and therefore am subject to a dividend tax rate of 30% (1). If the total amount of my dividends (my total taxable income) was ...
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Are the Depository Trust Company (DTC) fees paid on American depositary receipts (ADR) tax-deductible?

Are the Depository Trust Company (DTC) (mirror) fees paid on an American depositary receipts (ADR) tax-deductible (mirror)? I am a US tax resident owning some ADRs (e.g., AXAHY) via a US brokerage ...
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What is the difference of buying Coca-Cola shares from the NYSE vs Xetra?

What is the difference of buying Coca-Cola shares from the NYSE vs Xetra? I understand that the NYSE is in USD and Xetra is in EUR but the question here is about risks, dividends, and any other ...
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Are taxes on dividends marginal based on tax bracket like regular income?

For income, the tax rate is marginal (or "staggered"), meaning that the actual (effective) tax rate is not the same as the tax bracket you fall into. In other words, income "fills up&...
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How to figure basis for XOM (ExxonMobil) shares when XON (Exxon) was bought in 1985

I bought Exxon (XON) in March of 1985, 39.6649 shares @ 49.35/share with reinvestment of dividend income. I'm attempting to determine my basis of 100 shares deposited with Fidelity in 1992. I was ...
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Is it possible to sell a stock on the ex-div date and not receive the dividend?

A company I owned declared a dividend and on the ex-date I could see the dividend amount pending to be paid on payment date. Late in the ex-date I sold half my shares and when the payment date came, ...
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What stops the depositary banks of American Depositary Receipts (ADR) from charging the maximum possible fees?

Depositary banks of ADRs periodically charge depositary fees (custodial fees) to the owners of the ADRs by subtracting from ADR dividends. The maximum fees that the depositary bank is allowed to ...
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Theoretically, does it stifle competition to allow companies to offer shares without a dividend?

Disclaimer; I know it would never happen but I am just curious about how and why the stock market has been chosen to work the way it does - this is just hypothetical. Companies say they don't offer ...
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I sold off my NVDA stock on June 21(record date) in after hours trade

I sold off my NVDA stock on june 21 after hours trade. I did not get any stock as dividend yet. will I not get it ?
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