The Clorox Company (CLX) ex-div date: 4/23/2012
Royal Bank of Canada (RY) ex-div date: 4/23/2012
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) ex-div date: 4/25/2012
Boardwalk REIT (BOWFF) ex-div date: 4/26/2012
Bank of Montreal (BMO) ex-div date: 4/27/2012
Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) ex-div date: 4/27/2012
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Declaration date: the day that the company declares that there is going to be an upcoming dividend.
Ex-dividend date: the day on which if you buy the stock, you would not be entitled to that particular dividend; or the first day on which a shareholder can sell the shares and still be entitled to the dividend.
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Record date: the day when you must be on the company's books as a shareholder to receive the dividend. The ex-dividend date is normally set for stocks two business days before the record date.
Payment date: the day on which the dividend payment is actually made, which can be as long at two months after the ex date.
Don't forget to reconfirm the ex-dividend date with the company before implementing this technique.
Disclosure: Author did not own any of the above at the time the article was written.