Dividend Stocks : The Basics

You've heard of this word before... What exactly are dividends? Dividends are a sum of money paid regularly (typically quarterly) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves). In the U.S., most dividends are cash dividends, which are cash payments made on a per-share basis to investors. For instance, if a company pays a dividend of … Continue reading Dividend Stocks : The Basics