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13 Companies Creating Real Wealth With Higher Cash Dividends

|Includes:Abbott Laboratories (ABT), BGS, EPB, EPD, EV, HCLP, KMI, MNRK, NWN, OHI, SHLM, WNR

A stock dividend, also known as a "scrip dividend", is a dividend payment made with stock instead of cash. Sometimes when companies are tight on cash, they will declare and pay a stock dividend in lieu of a cash dividend. Most shareholders feel like they are getting something. But are they really? In short, a stock dividend is nothing more than a glorified stock split. At the end of the process, the shareholder has more shares that are worth less. Like a stock split, you can not create value by issuing paper and getting nothing in exchange...

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