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One of the key ways to make a profit when trading in investment accounts is to take advantage of when dividends are paid out. Dividends are a company's profits that are distributed to shareholders. This usually happens after the company's quarterly report is released. Dividends are paid out according to dedicated calendars that indicate dividend payment dates.
To make money on dividends, find a trading instrument in the calendar and open a buy position no later than a day before the ex-dividend payment. By buying an instrument, you become an investor in the company's shares and become eligible to receive a dividend payment on the payment date when you are "recorded" as being a shareholder.
You must keep the position open through the record date to receive the dividend payment.
To receive signals about dividends, follow our announcements on the platform.