Dividends are a great thing. Even in bad stock market times, they provide a juicy cash flow per month. If you want to benefit from dividend payments as quickly as possible, you must pay attention to the ex-dividend dates. This date is the day on which shares are traded without their subsequent dividend value. Only if you owned the stocks on this day are you entitled to receive the dividend.
Usually, there are always exciting dividend companies that are worth a second look. And the dividend yield is an excellent way to get an initial overview of companies that may be worth further due diligence. To help you get started, at the end of each week, I will publish the ex-dividend dates for the coming week of individual companies here in the TEV blog.
Ex-dividend dates in May/1st week
Here we go. Below you will find an overview of the first week in May.
|Company||Ex-Dividend Date||Payment Date||Yield|
|Friday, May 1, 2020|
|Beiersdorf ADR (BDRFY)||May 01, 2020||May 05, 2020||0.76%|
|Citigroup (C)||May 01, 2020||May 22, 2020||4.80%|
|Kinder Morgan (KMI)||May 01, 2020||May 15, 2020||7.39%|
|Muenchener Rueckver Ges (MURGY)||May 01, 2020||May 5, 2020||5.10%|
|The Blackstone Group (BX)||May 01, 2020||May 11, 2020||4.07%|
|Texas Instrument (TXN)||May 01, 2020||May 18, 2020||3.26%|
Now it’s your turn to do your due diligence
Has a company caught your interest? Attractive dividend yields should not be the only reason to buy shares of a company. Instead, you must carry out careful due diligence before every purchase. The Internet offers you excellent opportunities in this respect.
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Hey! I have to correct the dividend information in the respect to the Munich-Re-datas! The Ex-Tag is today, Thursday, 30th of April 2020. So today the shares started Minus 9,80 € in the market. Then, the payment date is not the 20th of May but 3 working days after the Annual General Meeting (AGM) was. This AGM was yesterday, Wednesday, 29th ofapril 2020. Because 1st of May is a national holiday, the 3rd working day after the AGM will be Tuesday, 5th of May 2020. On that day ca$h is Comics to the Bank Account. This is the procedure for GERMAN companies only!
I haven’t check the dates of all the other Companies you listed. But you should do a double check.
Great, many thanks Sven! I’ll double-check next time or reconsider my information source!
BTW: You are the first comment on my fresh new blog! Thanks for that 🙂