# 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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### how to calculate YTD return including the paid dividends

I am looking for a way to compute YTD return and I found this question (calculate YTD return / find first available datapoint of a year in python), however, it seems that it does not include the paid ...
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### How to know settlement date from ex-dividend date? [closed]

I am given that ex-dividend date of a bond is the end of the previous trading day. Does this mean that the settlement date will be T+0 or T+1?
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### Impact of Discrete and linear dividends on Local Volatility model

I am trying to understand the assumptions and weaknesses of a Dupire Local Volatility model. If dividends are assumed linear, is it a problem for model calibration? If yes, why? Why would large values ...
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### How soon after purchasing a stock are you eligible to collect dividends? [closed]

If comapny x announces dividends will be paid out tomorrow, can I buy 1000 shares today, collect my dividend on the shares, and then sell? Or do you have to hold the stock for a period of time before ...
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### A question about exercise from "Paul Wilmott introduces Quantitative Finance"

I am new on this forum and i have just begun my adventure with finances, so please be patient. I was solving exercises from "Paul Wilmot introduces Quantitative Finance" and i came across ...
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### Publicly traded instrument analogous to a bond with discount rate equal to a stock dividend rate

Suppose we have a stock paying a stochastic dividend at rate $q$ in a zero interest rate environment. Is there a publicly traded (non-over-the-counter, meaning not specially designed for an entity) ...
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### Calendar arbitrage with dividends

In this question, it is shown: i) the definition of calendar arbitrage for Call options; ii) the financial/mathematical rationale. Nevertheless, in that question, one assumes that there are no ...
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### Understanding Walter's Dividend Policy Model

I'm trying to understand the justification for the mathematical formulation of the Walter model (1956), which provides an equation for the price of a stock based on present value of dividends and ...
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### Delta one trading: dependence on repo rate?

I have heard a delta-one trader mentioning the dependency of its activity on interest rates, dividend yields and repo rates. While I can understand the exposure he has to interest rates and dividend ...
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### How to calculate yield from holding companies like BRK?

We know Buffett's Berkshire doesn't pay dividends. But Berkshire owns many companies that pay dividends, say Wells Fargo and BofA. If one day, BRK decides to pay dividend, would their yield be around ...
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### S&P 500 dividend data [closed]

I could not find S&P 500 dividend data on S&P 500 official site. Does anybody know where to find it?
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### Equity Forward Price calculation

In the book of John Hull, the price of an equity forward on a dividend paying stock is formulated as: $$F_0 = (S_0 - I)e^{rT}$$ where $r$ is the risk free rate and $I$ is present value of the stream ...
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### Replication of a dividend swap

I wanted to know how banks replicate dividend swap, my best guess is to take the spread between a Total Return Swap and a Forward.
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### Value of portfolio with fixed discrete dividends

I know that this is a very simple question, but i want to make sure to grasp the concept of ex dividend and value of portfolio. Suppose that we have a two period binomial tree of a stock with initial ...
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### Free dividend data API for non-US stocks

Is there are any free API for dividend data that does also include non-US stocks? I know of this question from three years ago. However, the situation has changed since then apparently, as there are ...
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### Joint time series model of dividends and stock returns

Dividends on stocks are typically paid quarterly. Is there research on bivariate time series models of quarterly stock returns and dividends? Corporate management has discretion over dividends, and ...
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