• C. Guivi
    I think $AAPL will be just a little down tomorrow...
    2/6/13
    Reply (14)
    • gwinsto: Not if it had a catalyst:)
      2/6/13
    • losbronces: It will sell without the divi, so flat is down 2.65/share compared to today's close.
      2/6/13
    • C. Guivi: hmm, tomorrow is ex-dividend date, so it may be lower by the d. and perhaps some "sell after the dividend". Just being superstitious ;-)
      2/6/13
    • monumentalgains: can you buy tomorrow and still get the div?
      2/6/13
    • C. Guivi: @m I don't think so!
      2/6/13
    • monumentalgains: thanks....it's a detail I've never been able to find a difinitive answer to.
      2/6/13
    • Leont68: The dividend is payable on February 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 11, 2013.
      2/7/13
    • Leont68: http://bit.ly/TNsc8k so you have to have bought shares prior to exdividend
      2/7/13
    • C. Guivi: @Leont68 that means, you have to have bought before today and hold at least till Feb 12 to get the dividend...?!
      2/7/13
    • Leont68: yes, and going by how I got my nokia div last year, thats how it works
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    • losbronces: No, that is not right, if you owned your shares at the end of February 6th, you will collect the dividend. You need to own your shares on
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    • losbronces: that date as it corresponds to the record date. You don't need to hold through the divi payment date. I do this often, sometimes the divi
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    • losbronces: payment comes weeks after the ex-date ($COP, $IAG, $SAN, etc.). I sold $IAG shares in 2012 and still received the 2nd half divi this year.
      2/7/13
    • Leont68: thanks losbronces, good to know this
      2/7/13