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Glossary: Ex-Dividend Date

Last Updated: June 18, 2022

Glossary

Ex-Dividend Date

What Does Ex-Dividend Date Mean in Options Trading?

The last date to record the holders of the stock for dividend payment. If the date is unannounced this date is estimated based on dividend frequency and past ex-dividend date. Once the date is confirmed it is updated to the confirmed ex-dividend date.

How to Use In the Brutus Options Ranker

You can use ex-dividend date to target dividend payment events and build options strategies around such events.

Additional Considerations

This criterion estimates unconfirmed ex-dividend dates based on dividend frequency and past ex-dividend date. Once the date is confirmed it is updated to the confirmed ex-dividend date.

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