Dividend Glossary

The Toronto Stock Exchange lists many of Canada’s dividend-paying stocks.

Money paid to shareholders that normally comes from a corporation’s current earnings or accumulated profits.

DividendInvestor.com defines consecutive dividend increases as the number of full years in a row where dividend payments increased year over […]

A dividend distributes a portion of a company’s earnings to its shareholders, usually between two and four times a year […]

An Internet-based tool used to analyze dividend-paying companies.

The payment timetable for a corporation’s annual dividend payouts.

A term used in the process of purchasing a stock prior to the ex-dividend date.

The date when the next dividend payment is announced by the directors of a company. This statement includes the dividends […]

A way to value the price of a stock by using predicted future dividends and discounting them back to present […]

An exchange-traded fund that tracks a dividend index, a commodity or a basket of assets. An ETF trades like a […]