# Questions tagged [dividends]

A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.

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### Do European call options increase in value when dividends are increased? [closed]

Say you have a call option whose current value is $4.73$ and has a $\delta = .43$. Let's say dividend is increased by $.37$. I would expect the option to increase in value by ($.43*.37$) since the ...
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### Dividend and Gain process in paper by Brigo, Buescu, Pallavicini and Liu

In the paper Illustrating a problem in the self-financing condition in two 2010-2011 papers on funding, collateral and discounting (2012) (link) from Brigo, Buescu, Pallavicini and Liu, the above ...
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### How to find the risk-free rate and dividend rate for S&P 500 index options?

I'm currently working on a project using S&P 500 index options(European) data. I haven't done any empirical experiments before, so I'm confused how to find the corresponding risk-free rate and the ...
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### Why are there no securitized cash dividends?

Some bond coupons are securitized and sold as strip bonds. Why can't stocks be similarly "stripped" to produce securitized dividend strips? Is it merely because there is no demand for such a ...
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### Estimating dividend yield & risk-free rate from Futures prices

I would like to work with the dividend-adjusted Black Scholes formula and need to estimate the dividend yield and risk-free rate. I know that I could compute both rates exogenously. But I am working ...
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### How to calculate dividend yield - option pricing

Hey how do you calculate the dividend rate if you want to price your stock options eg apple? Just take the dividends paid last year and divide by today's share price? This page reports 0.85% (https://...
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### Do corporate events happen intraday?

Does any corporate event that affects the stock price/shares outstanding happen during the trading session in vanilla US Common stocks or predominantly at night ?
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### How can I find the payout ratio for this company?

I am doing this question that I couldn't find the payout ratio. For you, company equity beta is unknown, it has a target i.e. current debt to book equity ratio: 0.5 and target debt to market ...
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### Calculating the theoretically fair value of this futures contract by assuming monthly compounding

I need a help for the following question: A stock index is constructed by including only two stocks in the index. One of the stocks (Stock $1$) currently sells for $250$ dollar and the other stock (...
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### How to find/calculate daily S&P500 dividends?

I need a time series with daily dividend data on the S&P500. I understand most dividend data is on a quarterly basis but I'm looking to model short-term effects of COVID-19 on dividends so I need ...
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### How to get daily S&P500 dividend and CPI data?

For a project where I'm modelling asset prices using heterogeneous dividend expectatations, I want to investigate the effect of the COVID-19 virus. This means I'm looking at daily stock price data ...
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### Calculating accumulated dividend from continuous dividend yield during a period of time

My objetive is pricing derivatives like https://www.eurexchange.com/exchange-en/products/did/exd/EURO-STOXX-50-Index-Dividend-Futures-946316 using a model with stochastic dividends. The model I'm ...
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### Overnight and intraday returns of stock index and ETF seem inconsistent

Figure 2 of the 2019 paper "Celebrating Three Decades of Worldwide Stock Market Manipulation" shows that 29 Jan 1993 to 31 Oct 2019, overnight returns (from close to open) of SPY were 1232% while ...
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### Implied vol and model calibration for an american option on a dividend paying stock - is there a market standard pricing model?

In terms of calibrating a pricing model to observed prices for American options on a dividend paying stock, is there a standard way of doing this in practice? My initial thought was to use CRR ...
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### Where to get the “total” dividend (for a specific stock) from?

I´m trying to build a Stock ranking/Picking model sorted by some kind of score. For this I need the total dividend by Stock, let´s say for AAPL and FCAU I have been checking several financial sites, ...
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### How many decimal places are allowed in declared dividend per share?

Are there any specifications or constraints on how many significant digits can be used in declaring a dividend? (USD, U.S. listed stocks) (Normally I see them expressed to hundredths of a cent, but ...
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### Is it possible to use options to increase the yield of a dividend paying stock?

I was wondering if it is possible to use call options (selling call options) to increase the yield of a dividend-paying stock (that I already own) by 1-2 percent per year? What are the cons of this ...
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### Sum disappearing when we assume constant some elements to be constant over time [closed]

I have the dividend discount model, which is the following expression: $$P_{j,t} = \sum_{\tau=1}^{\infty}D_\tau(1+g)^\tau(1+r)^{-\tau}=\frac{D_{\tau+1}}{r-g}$$ Where $D_t$, is the dividend at time ...
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### Hedging strategy for American Option

Good day, I was asked to devise a hedging strategy for an American Option given the following claims. Note, $r=0$ and the underlying stock pays a dividend of $1$ at time $t=1.5$ \begin{array}{|c|c|c|...
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### Asset pricing and dividend discount model

I want to derive the dividend discount model from the asset pricing formula described in "Efficient Capital Markets: A Review of Theory and Empirical Work" by Eugene Fama 1970. The formula that I am ...
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### Why can only non-dividend paying assets serve as numeraire?

In Kerry Back, A Course in Derivative Securities, Sect. 1.4 (page 29), the author stated the FTAP in the following form (in boldface): If there are no arbitrage opportunities, then for each (non-...
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### Binomial Tree Option Pricing Model. Lets talk dividends and futures

I am writing an option pricing model for production use. Its not for arb or anything so it doesn't need to be 100% as accurate as possible. Just good enough for "what happens to my book if we jump 10 ...
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### European put options

Why is it that for European Puts on Non-Dividend-Paying Stocks, the lower-bound for price is $$p=Ke^{-rT}-S_0?$$
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### Getting rate from a share's given futures price, with known dividend information

Question was answered by @Ezy - thanks! This seems to be a basic question, but mysteriously unsolvable as far as I can see. It concerns calculating the interest rate from a given stock futures ...
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### Calculating the diviend yield for a sector?

I have the cash dividend amount for each company and its sec code, how would i go about calculating the dividend yield of the sector? What other data would I need?
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### Total Returns From Adjusted Close Prices

I'm trying to understand why the total return (return including dividends) that I get from calculating return using adjusted close price, does not equal the total return calculated in another manner. ...
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### Gordon's dividend valuation model: Ignoring optionality

Currently studying some papers on Behavioral Finance (the dividend puzzle), which employ some basic valuation models, calculating stock's fundamental value $P_t$. The most known is the discount of ...
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### Extrapolating implied dividend yield

I have liquid option quotes for 1, 2, 3 and 4y expiries. I was able to imply the continuous dividend yield for all of those. How would you extrapolate such implied yield to 5 and 6y expiries?
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### Dividend yield on ASX 200 (XJO) index options

I'm trying to understand how to calculate the price and Greeks of XJO options. XJO options are European, the underlying is an index and they don't pay a dividend. However the underlying drops when ...
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### Value-at-Risk and dividend payments

How should dividends be considered when computing Value-at-Risk for a stock portfolio using Historic data. To simplify let's consider a very simple portfolio of one long position on a stock. My VaR ...
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### How to handle database updates for splits/dividends?

I'm finding it an difficult task to maintain a database of stock prices. My main problem is how to efficiently handle splits and dividends. Is it better to handle this in a database with adjusted ...
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### Black Scholes and high dividend paying stocks

I understood there were 3 alternative methods of dealing with dividends in BS: 1) using a continuous dividend yield as an input; or 2) setting dividends to zero and subtracting the PV of divs from the ...
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### Structured product sellers and div swaps

From a Barclays primer on dividend swaps: We note that for shorter periods of time, implied dividends can be more volatile than spot as dividends often trade away from ...
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### Dividend Yield Goyal and Welch (2008)

Following the Goyal and Welch (2008) stock return predictability data, does anyone know how they calculate the dividend yield from the dataset that they provide on Amit Goyals website http://www.hec....