Jason Moser Articles

Last 50 articles...

Today's Market

updated Moments ago Sponsored by:
DOW 17,086.63 -26.91 -0.16%
S&P 500 1,987.01 3.48 0.18%
NASD 4,473.70 17.68 0.40%

Community: Investing Wiki

Term Of The Hour

dividends affect equity: Original post by Shula Asher Silberstein of Demand Media Dividends are a percentage of a stock's value that companies pay out to stockholders on a quarterly or annual basis. Before paying out dividends, the board of directors must declare dividends. Declaring dividends means making a formal statement announcing how much stockholders will get per share. Stockholders' equity goes down temporarily…

Want to learn more or edit this definition?
Click here to read more!