Starbucks went public on June 26, 1992, at a price of $17 per share (or $0.27 per share, adjusted for our six subsequent stock splits) and closed trading that first day at $21.50 per share (or $0.34 per share, on a split-adjusted basis).
Yes, Starbucks pays a dividend on its Common Stock and the current quarterly rate is 41 cents per share. Future dividends will be subject to Board approval, but we currently anticipate paying a dividend on a quarterly basis.
If you hold your shares in your own name through Starbucks transfer agent, Computershare, you will receive a check for the dividend at the address you have on record. Subsequently, you may elect to reinvest future dividends through the Dividend Reinvestment Plan. To find out more or enroll, click here.
Yes. If you hold your shares in your own name through Starbucks transfer agent, Computershare, you will receive a check for the first dividend at the address you have on record. Subsequently, you may elect to reinvest future dividends through the Dividend Reinvestment Plan. To find out more or to enroll, please click here.
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Ex-Div Date (ex-dividend date)On (or after) this date the security trades without its dividend. If you buy a dividend paying stock one day before the ex-dividend you will still get the dividend, but if you buy on the ex-dividend date, you won't get the dividend. Conversely, if you want to sell a stock and still receive a dividend that has been declared you need to sell on (or after) the ex-dividend day. The ex-date is the first business day before the date of record.
Payable (date of payment)This is the date the company distributes out the dividend to the holder of record. This date is generally a week or more after the date of record so that the company has sufficient time to ensure that it accurately pays all those who are entitled.
The transfer agent is also responsible for escheatment, which is the legally-required process of transferring unclaimed property to the state. If you are a registered shareholder of Apple stock, it is critical that you maintain current contact information with the transfer agent; otherwise, you are at risk of having your shares escheated. If you hold your shares through a brokerage account, you should ensure that your address is current with your brokerage firm.
The upshot is that the wider the gap between the dividend and earnings, the more room a firm should have, in theory at least, to maintain its dividend if revenues and profits take a hit. Information on earnings, revenues, dividends and debt are available in company reports and on financial information websites such as Digital Look and Morningstar.
A number of industries such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals are well known for their dividends, but look at each potential investment on a case-by-case basis and examine the competitive advantage that one company has over others in its sector.
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Dividend stocks also lend themselves well to DRIPs, where the dividends get reinvested and you earn interest on your interest (thank you, compound interest magic). Either way, dividend stocks can be a suitable investing choice if it aligns with your goals. But before you go Googling the average annual dividend yield of companies on the stock market, you first should know a couple of things about dividend stocks and how to invest in them.
Buying dividend stock is like buying any other kind of stock. You need to choose what trading platform or brokerage you want to use, and then you have to choose your investing style. Do you want to buy individual stocks that pay dividends, or do you want to buy dividend ETFs There are some pros and cons to each, like the fact that individual stocks tend to be associated with higher risk and higher fees, but also have the potential for higher rewards. Either way, some quick research will help you see which companies pay dividends, and where you can buy shares.
As a registered stockholder, you are entitled to receive any cash dividends paid by IBM on the shares you hold on a record date. Current dividends, as well as future payments, are typically determined by the Board of Directors. When the Board declares a dividend, they also establish a dividend record date. The record date is the designated date on which shares must be held to receive a dividend payment. If you have your dividend checks mailed to you and one does not arrive within 3 days of the payable date, please contact Computershare (see contact information) for a replacement.
IBM offers registered stockholders the opportunity to deposit dividends directly to their account at a financial institution. Through the Direct Deposit service, your dividend will be sent by Electric Funds Transfer (EFT) directly to your designated bank account on the payable date. Contact Computershare (see contact information) for information on Direct Deposit or to request an enrollment form.
Using the IBM Dividend Reinvestment enrollment form obtainable from Computershare (see contact information), you can authorize Computershare to reinvest all or a portion of your dividends in additional IBM shares. You will have the option of investing the total dividend paid on your IBM common stock or you can indicate on the Form the number of shares on which a dividend should be paid to you by check. The dividend on the remaining shares in your account will be reinvested by Computershare. Dividend Reinvestment participants pay an investment fee of 2% of the dividend being reinvested up to a maximum of $3.00 per reinvestment.
Registered ownership may take the form either of physical certificates or of uncertificated ownership. Both types of registered stockholders will receive dividends, communications and financial documents directly from AT&T Inc.
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If you are transferring certificated shares and there are shares that are enrolled in the investment plan, please indicate whether you choose to have these shares also transferred to the new account. Please indicate in a letter whether the new account should be enrolled in the investment plan, if appropriate. 59ce067264