Dividend Plays


How to trade dividends
and take advantage of ex-Dividend dates.

There are ways to combine tactical day trading with the longer-term strategic dividend approach into an investment method called a “dividend play”. This strategy utilises knowledge of dividend cut-off and pay-out dates to buy and sell securities in short targeted bursts.

Our comprehensive Dividend Plays guide covers:

  • How does a Dividend Play work?

  • 6 select companies that will shortly pay out dividends

  • FTSE Ex-dividends: Share Price Recovery Examples

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