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Ex dividend

• This literally means without dividend. The buyer of shares when they are quoted ex-dividend is not entitled to receive a declared dividend.

• Period beginning two business days prior to the date of record during which a stock will be sold without the right to receive the current dividend.

• Refers to a transaction which the new purchaser of a stock is not entitled to the recently declared dividend. This occurs because the new purchaser did not own the security on the record date.

 
 

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