trading dividends

Trading dividends

Maximizing a firm's revenues by purchasing stock in other firms in order to collect the maximum amount of dividends of which 70% is tax-free.
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Trading Dividends

The act or practice of buying shares in a company before the ex-dividend date so as to maximize one's income from dividends. Trading dividends is normally practiced by corporate investors because the large majority of their income from dividends is tax free.
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trading dividends

The purchase and sale of equity securities with the goal of maximizing dividend income. This practice is used primarily by corporate investors for which 80% of dividend income is tax-exempt.
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