Diary of a Dividend Diva: Playing Specials
One of our astute subscribers e-mailed me to ask about the special dividend coming up from Fisher Communications (FSCI), which reminded me that we have not discussed the dividend capture strategy in the context of specials.
Small, special dividends always provide a wonderful opportunity to boost your income generation with minimal risk. A dividend in the range of 5% to 10% will not cause the stock to act much differently than a normal dividend. You can buy it in front of the ex-date and then wait some period of time to regain your buy price. ...370 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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