I didn’t realize how many stocks were out there at the time I wrote this article. Not only are there many more than I realized, but the quality of the stock is also constantly fluctuating. This is why it is important to know how many common shares are outstanding on each cash dividend date.
The best way to do this is to look at the company’s current financial statements. If you understand the financials, you can learn a lot about the company’s past performance and the company’s future prospects. The average dividend yield for the S&P500 is 4.8%. That’s the average dividend payout over the last three years. So that’s the amount of dividends that the company will pay out during the next three years.
Well, that is just an average. The average dividend yield is lower for companies that have a lot of common stock outstanding. In other words, the companies dividend payout is actually lower than a company with fewer shares outstanding. The same applies to cash dividends, which is why it’s important to know how many common shares are outstanding on each cash dividend date.
Here is a chart that shows how much companies pay out on common stock dividends. If you are having trouble understanding a chart, it’s easy to read it by looking at a picture. The picture shows the company’s stock price on an X-Y axis. The Y-axis shows the amount of common stock that the company is paying out on a given date. The X-axis shows the number of shares outstanding on that date.
Companies typically pay out the most dividends on the largest number of shares. That is because a company with more share outstanding will generally have a larger share price with a larger number of shares outstanding, so companies will generally pay out more dividends on the most popular number of shares.
The number of shares being paid out for a given date is the number of shares the company pays out in the year.