Profit from a dividend stock????

Discussion in 'Trading' started by tt1452, Jun 24, 2003.

  1. tt1452


    What is the general rule regarding buying a stock for the dividend??

    do it....
    do it in some cases....
    never do it......

    Just saw this and didn't know if I found a good one or not.....

    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 12, 2003--Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO - News) announced today that it will pay a second quarter 2003 dividend of 78 cents per common share payable on July 21, 2003 to stockholders of record as of June 30, 2003.
  2. gms


    Mom? Is that you?
  3. What do you mean by general rules?

    Are we talking about Dividend surprises investing?

  4. tt1452


    Just guidelines like..................

    Never put the tying or go-ahead run on base.

    Play for the tie at home, go for the victory on the road.

    Don't hit and run with an 0-2 count.

    Don't play the infield in early in the game.

    Never make the first or third out at third.