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ex-dividend date: Original post by Victoria Duff of Demand Media When you buy a stock that pays a dividend, there are two important dates to consider. The first date is the record date. This is set by the company when it declares its dividend, which it does each quarter. The other date is the es-dividend date, also known as the ex-div date. This is set by the stock exchange listing the stock or by the National…

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