How often do I earn dividends?
Dividends are distributed depending on the schedules of each individual fund.
Please visit the individual investment websites to see the dividends distribution schedule. These can normally be found by clicking on Distributions in any of the fund websites.
Q. Are dividends guaranteed?
No. Many companies have a long, reliable track record of paying dividends, but no company is required to pay them. Dividends are a subset of revenue generation and profitability, and given that these factors cannot be guaranteed, dividends are also not guaranteed. However, it is important to note that many companies and investment funds with…
Q. Are dividends paid quarterly?
Usually, but not necessarily. Some publicly traded companies pay quarterly dividends because they are required by law to report a draft of their financial statements every quarter, including how much money they want to distribute to their shareholders. However, the timing of dividend payments depends on the wishes of the board of directors—so ultimately the…
Q. Where do dividends come from?
In the majority of cases, dividends come from the profits generated by a company. Let’s break it down: Companies generate revenue/sales as part of their day-to-day operations (that’s the goal, anyway!). But in order to generate revenue, they incur costs—like renting a building to do business out of, paying employees’ salaries, purchasing inventory, etc. The…
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