- Hello world! ideas from a Berkeley student
Hello world! I am a student programmer, solid state physicist, chemist, and entrepreneur. In short I love numbers. Here are some: 6.51% in 13 days 4.55% in 12 days These were my only two picks to start my fund, DXJ and AAPL, respectively. The S&P500 ...
Blog entry - Justin-Clune - Jul 10 2013 - 1:17am - 11 comments
- Dividends, Share repurchase and Debt schedules
In ER, how do analysts project dividends, share repurchases if the company has made no public announcement. For a dividend, I think you can estimate if the company is using payout ratios or has a fixed dividend policy but how will you go about share ...
Forum topic - Nightstar - Jul 9 2014 - 11:23am
- The "dividend tax" cliff approaches: Implications for stocks
A great deal has been written about the "fiscal cliff" that US taxpayers, investors and companies are faced with at the end of this year. Put simply, all of the tax changes made in 2002 and 2003 expire at that time, and the tax code will, in ...
Blog entry - Aswath Damodaran - Oct 1 2012 - 1:05pm - 4 comments
- What Is A Dividend?
A dividend is a payment by a company to its shareholders representing a portion of earnings. The board of directors of the firm determines the amount paid in a dividend. In order to calculate a dividend, you take away Retained Earnings from Net Income and ...
Page - WallStreetOasis.com - Apr 23 2012 - 3:54am
- Ridiculous 1 Time Special Dividends...
Soo companies like Costco, Walmart etc are issuing 1 time special dividends this quarter before January 1st at like 7%... discussion 1: is this just a way for management with holdings to make $ while the tax rate is at 15% and not 40% in-case we go over ...
Forum topic - uclaprospectbanker - Dec 10 2012 - 6:07am - 3 comments
- Emotions, Intrinsic value and Dividend Clienteles: The Apple trade postscript
Now that I have read some of the reactions to my post on "folding" on Apple, I would like to respond to at least three issues that were raised in these responses. The first was that my sale of Apple seemed to be grounded more in emotional than in ...
Blog entry - Aswath Damodaran - Apr 12 2012 - 7:50pm - 3 comments
- Options dividend ex date question
Assume a customer holds 1 ABC Oct 60 Put contract. The market price of ABC is currently $60. On an ex-date with a dividend of $4, the new market price is $56. The contract is still a ABC Oct 60 put correct? The strike and multiplier do not change? So what ...
Forum topic - HezBalla - Sep 26 2012 - 12:06pm - 2 comments
- Dividend stocks
For those of you who have your own PA, what are some high dividend paying stocks you would recommend? Bigbadanalyst ...
Forum topic - bigbadanalyst - May 21 2011 - 7:26pm - 5 comments
- High capex and paying dividend?
Why do some firms with high capital expenditure and loaded with a lot of debt (like tech & telecom firms) still issue dividend to shareholders? What's the point? ...
Forum topic - doctortt - Jul 11 2011 - 10:32pm - 4 comments
- Dividend Question
Hi gurus, Is it common for a bank to put each year's dividend to shareholders to dividend liability on the balance sheet, accumulating dividend liability and not paying it to the shareholders until later? Why ...
Forum topic - doctortt - Jun 29 2011 - 8:40am - 3 comments