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A First Look at 2013's Quarterly Dividends

Dorothy152 Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 4:39 PM
Most people living in America's heartland are NOT farmers and get no subsidy!

We now have dividend futures data through the fourth quarter of 2013. Our chart below shows how the expected future for dividends looks.

Given all the dividend-related activity following the 6 November 2012 election in the United States, where companies have acted to pull dividends from 2013 into 2012 instead to beat a now guaranteed dividend tax increase, we anticipate that there may be quite a bit of error in the actual dividends that will be paid in 2012-Q4 and for 2013-Q1. We believe the value that will actually be recorded for 2012-Q4 will be about...