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profit reinvestment: Original post by Eric Novinson of Demand Media If it is highly profitable to construct a new building, the company may forgo offering a dividend. http://photos2.demandstudios.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/148/128/78288890.jpg?w=700&h=700&keep_ratio=1 Goodshoot/Goodshoot/Getty Images A company can offer a dividend to convince an investor to buy its stock instead of…

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