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paying stock dividends: Original post by Dennis Hartman of Demand Media Cash dividends are regular payments that some companies make to investors who own their stock. Dividends serve as investment incentives and allow businesses to give a portion of their earnings back to their owners. Businesses may decide to issue dividends, or change the dividend amount, at any time. Dividends paid and dividends payable are two…

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