A dividend is the payment that a company distributes to its shareholders as a percent of earnings. Management can decide whether to pay a dividend, how much it is, and the frequency of payments. Dividends are often distributed quarterly and are quoted as the amount of dividend per share. Companies that are growing fast tend not to issue a dividend, as they pour money back into the business.
Investing in dividends stocks is popular among investors. The right dividend stocks can produce magnificent long-term growth in a portfolio.One of the beauties of the stock market is that prices are unpredictable. Dividends, in contrast, are an excellent form of investment as they are not typically dependent on the financial health. Read More
Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE/GG), the world’s largest producer of gold, has sold its 26% stake in Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE/TAHO). The Vancouver-based mining company offered 58.1 million shares at CDN$17.20 apiece, bringing the total sale to CDN$998.5 million. (Source: The Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2015.)GMP Securities and BMO Capital. Read More