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First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for March


First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-dividend date is expected to be March 1, 2019. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): FPF

First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.121 Per Share for March

First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FDEU) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.121 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-dividend date is expected to be March 1, 2019. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): FDEU

First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.105 Per Share for March

First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FSD) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.105 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-dividend date is expected to be March 1, 2019. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): FSD

First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.11 Per Share for March

First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FIF) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.11 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-dividend date is expected to be March 1, 2019. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): FIF

First Trust Mortgage Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.06 Per Share for March

First Trust Mortgage Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FMY) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.06 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-dividend date is expected to be March 1, 2019. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): FMY

First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.07 Per Share for March

First Trust/Aberdeen Global Opportunity Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FAM) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.07 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-dividend date is expected to be March 1, 2019. The monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): FAM

CIM Commercial Trust Declares Common and Series A Preferred Stock Dividends

CIM Commercial Trust Corporation (Nasdaq & TASE: CMCT), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that primarily acquires, owns, and operates Class A and creative office assets in vibrant and improving urban communities throughout the United States, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share. The dividend will be paid on March 25, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2019.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): NASDAQ & TASE: CMCT

United Insurance Holdings Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.06 Per Share

United Insurance Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq:UIHC) (UPC Insurance or the Company), a property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.06 per share of common stock outstanding, payable in cash on March 13, 2019 to shareholders of record on March 6, 2019.... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): UIHC

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Declares Quarterly Coupon on Alerian MLP Index ETN

JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today the quarterly coupon amount for the Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSE Arca: AMJ). The table below summarizes the coupon amount for the Alerian MLP Index ETN (the “Notes”).... more


BusinessWireStock symbol(s): AMJ

What Does Ex-Dividend Mean?

What Does Ex-Dividend Mean?
There are 4 key dates surrounding a dividend. These include:
Declaration Date: This is the date on which the company officially declares the amount of the upcoming dividend, the date of record that will determine which shareholders will be paid the dividend.
Date of Record: The date used to determine who is the owner of the shares as recorded on the books of the company stock registrar at market close. This is the shareholder that is entitled to receive the upcoming distribution payment.
Ex-dividend Date: Current exchange rules provide 3 business days to complete and settle a transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer as new owner. Therefore, you need to allow for the day of the sale plus 2 more days to own the shares of record and thus... more


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