One choice you can make that can be relatively easy is reinvesting stock dividends. It’s simple to reinvest dividends — you just need to sign up for a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP). Once you do, you won’t receive dividends directly as …
When you buy an individual stock, most brokerages offer you two options: pay dividends in cash, or reinvest the dividends. This can be an interesting choice for first time investors – do you continue to invest more in a company, or do you take …
After publishing my recent article on Johnson & Johnson, I wanted to perform my own case study on the reinvestment impact of Johnson & Johnson dividends over a decent stretch of time to isolate the wealth-creating effect of a small …
When you sell a taxable investment — say, shares of a stock or a mutual fund in a regular brokerage account — this figure is needed to calculate your capital gain or loss. Other benefits: You may not have to pay commissions when you …
Another version of my stock graph. Instead of the nominal price index from yesterday’s post, I am comparing real price index to the real total return (price change with dividends reinvested) since 1871. Both series are adjusted for inflation.
... said the choice to take the dividend or reinvest largely depends on the discount or the pricing of the dividend reinvestment of the stock. “If the discount is good, I would advise to reinvest. The discount would have to be more …
When you receive a statement of your investment in a stock, you might see a fractional share listed as well as whole shares. This is very common if you participate in a dividend reinvestment plan, or DRIP, offered by a company. Don’t …
When investors purchase shares of dividend-yielding stocks, they are given the opportunity to receive the dividends or have them reinvested. Simply purchase a stock and you can watch your portfolio slowly accumulate even more shares over …
But there’s one choice you can make that can be relatively easy: reinvesting stock dividends. It’s simple to reinvest dividends — you just need to sign up for a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP). Once you do, you won’t receive …
Through the years, the only way my portfolio increased, usually, was through dividend reinvestment or stock splits. If I sell now and the price per share is less than what I initially paid, is it considered a loss? Or because some of the …