In Graphics: What Are Dividends?

To make studying the fundamentals of investing fun, this infographic explaining basic concepts Dividends.

Dividends aren’t that difficult to understand: they’re a part of the earnings of a company that is paid out to shareholders. Shareholders love them because, unlike a stock’s price, dividends provide a more stable income stream. But as with anything in the investing word, they’re neither 100% guaranteed, nor that simple.


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