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The payments paid to the Company's shareholders are called dividends. They are quarterly (or once in a half-year; once a year) are announced by the Board of the directors and charged to the shareholders at the appointed day known as the date of record. The dividends' volume can vary due to the some restrictions specified in the Charter of the corporation or in its documents, given to the creditors. The payments of the dividends to the shareholders (transfer of means into the bank accounts, dispatch of checks by mail, etc.) is made in the day called payments date.

To reveal the shareholders applying for the dividends' reception the ex-dividend date is appointed. As the time required for the transfer of the property right under the ordinary share, the stock exchanges appoint the ex-dividend date before the date of record. The investors, who bought the shares before the ex-dividend date, gain the right for the dividends; and the one who has bought them in the ex-dividend date or later, does not receive the rights for the dividends.

Unlike corporate share holders, the CFDs holders do not receive dividends. While the fulfilment of the trading operations under the CFD only the so-called dividend adjustments is taken into account. Updating occurs in a presence of the open positions on the date of shareholder's list fixing ex-dividend date. In case the opened position is for buy, the dividend adjustment is added to the trading account, if the position is for sale the dividend adjustment will be withheld.

For example, Microsoft declares a quarterly dividends payment on December, 8, 2004 in a rate of 0.08 USD on one share. Thus the date of record is appointed on Thursday, February, 17, 2004, and ex-dividend date on Tuesday, February, 15.

If before the American stock exchange opening on February, 15, the Client has an opened position under *MSFT for buy in 1 lot volume (one thousand shares), the following amount: 0.08*1000=80 USD will be added. If the Client has an open position for ssale the amount of 80 USD will be withheld from his trading account.

The calendar of dividends payments of the companies, whose actions are the basic actives for the CFD tools are presented in the table:

The company Ex-dividend date
(ex-dividend date)
Payment date
(payment date)
Dividend's volume
on 1 share, USD
Payments' periodicity
AXP 05.04.2018 10.05.2018 0.35 Quarter
BA 08.02.2018 02.03.2018 1.71 Quarter
BAC 01.03.2018 30.03.2018 0.12 Quarter
CAT 19.01.2018 20.02.2018 0.78 Quarter
CSCO 04.04.2018 25.04.2018 0.33 Quarter
CVX 15.02.2018 12.03.2018 1.12 Quarter
DIA 16.03.2018 16.04.2018 0.4540 Mounth
DIS 08.12.2016 11.01.2017 0.78 Annual
GE 23.02.2018 25.04.2018 0.12 Quarter
HD 07.03.2018 22.03.2018 1.03 Quarter
HPQ 13.03.2018 04.04.2018 0.1393 Quarter
IBM 08.02.2018 10.03.2018 1.50 Quarter
INTC 06.02.2018 01.03.2018 0.30 Quarter
JNJ 26.02.2018 13.03.2018 0.84 Quarter
JPM 04.01.2018 31.01.2018 0.56 Quarter
KO 14.03.2018 02.04.2018 0.39 Quarter
MCD 28.02.2018 15.03.2018 1.01 Quarter
MMM 15.02.2018 12.03.2018 1.36 Quarter
MRK 14.03.2018 06.04.2018 0.48 Quarter
MSFT 14.02.2018 08.03.2018 0.42 Quarter
PFE 01.02.2018 01.03.2018 0.34 Quarter
PG 18.01.2018 15.02.2018 0.6896 Quarter
QQQ 19.03.2018 30.04.2018 0.2766 Quarter
SPY 16.03.2018 30.04.2018 1.0968 Quarter
T 09.01.2018 01.02.2018 0.50 Quarter
TRV 08.03.2018 30.03.2018 0.72 Quarter
UNH 08.03.2018 20.03.2018 0.75 Quarter
UTX 15.02.2018 10.03.2018 0.70 Quarter
VZ 09.04.2018 01.05.2018 0.59 Quarter
WMT 08.03.2018 02.04.2018 0.52 Quarter
XOM 09.02.2018 09.03.2018 0.77 Quarter

Note: the dividends additions/deductions according to the calendar of the dividends adjustment is not made on the demo accounts.

Last update of the Dividends' calendar: March 18, 2018.


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