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stockholders dividends income: Original post by Ryan Menezes of Demand Media Stockholders in a company all own a share of the firm's profits. When a company makes a net income, which means its revenues exceed its losses, each common stockholder receives a fraction of the income as dividends. The fraction that each stockholder receives depends on the fraction of the company's equity that the investor has contributed. The net…

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