2018 Ex-Dividend Dates for iShares’ IFEU, IFAS, DVYE, IFGL, IFNA, DVYA, IDV, WPS

2018 Ex-Dividend Dates for IFEU, IFAS, DVYE, IFGL, IFNA, DVYA, IDV, WPS Based on Ishares’ distribution schedule, I expect the next ex-Dividend, pay dates for these ETFs to be: 2018 Ex-Dividend Dates Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4  22-March  19-June  26-Sept  18-Dec  28-Dec (potential cap gains) Pay / Distribution Dates  28-March  25-June 2-Oct  24-Dec  4-Jan-19 (potential cap gains) QUARTERLY DISTRIBUTION — International FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Funds, Dow Jones International Select …

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Capturing dividends with covered calls—are you ready?

In a recent post I gave an overview of dividend capture strategies. In some situations an effective way to hedge risk with a dividend capture strategy is to use covered call options.  If you are not familiar with options this might sound exotic, but it’s truly the training wheels of option trading.  With covered calls you can introduce yourself to the conservative, hedging possibilities of …

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Dividend Capture Strategies

In trying to capture dividends there is no free lunch. In fact, since Wall street is involved, the best you can hope for is an affordable lunch. I have looked at, and tried quite a few approaches—most of which don’t work, but I have found one approach that does work with some ETFs. Ironically you don’t actually collect the dividend most of the time, but …

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2018 Ex-dividend and Pay date information for AGZ, CFT, CIU, EMB, GBF, GVI, MBB, MUB, NYF, SUB, MUAE, MUAG

The 2018 Ex-Dividend and Pay Date  information below is based on Ishares distribution schedule. 2018 Ex-Dividend Dates 1-Feb 1-Mar 2-Apr 1-May 1-June 2-July 1-Aug 4-Sept 1-Oct 1-Nov 3-Dec 28-Dec 28-Dec (possible cap gain dist) Pay / Distribution Dates 7-Feb 7-Mar 6-Apr 7-May 7-June 9-July 7-Aug 10-Sept 5-Oct 7-Nov 7-Dec 24-Dec 4-Jan-19 (possible cap gain dist) MONTHLY DISTRIBUTION — BlackRock, Bloomberg Barclays, iBoxx, JPMorgan AGZ   …

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