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Thu Mar 26

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notyouagain replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:35 PM

Re: Buying more HST today.

I'm fighting an urge to write another blog about it. I understand it better now than I did when I wrote that one. But I don't think I want to start blogging again. I don't like the part where you have to argue with stupid people in the comment [more]

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notyouagain replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:18 PM

Re: Buying more HST today.

For the "adjusted close" figures, YahooFinance assumes you bought one share at the actual closing price on that date and held it from then until the present, reinvesting dividends the whole time. It's also split-adjusted.


Each [more]

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notyouagain replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:05 PM

Re: Buying more HST today.

You're welcome. Here's an experiment anyone can do.
Pick a great long-term dividend payer that's about to go ex-dividend. Look up the quote at YahooFinance, click on "key Ratios" then click on "Historical Prices."
Look at [more]

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notyouagain replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 5:47 AM

Re: Buying more HST today.

You buy shares for $1000. I don't care if you reinvest dividends forever, you will always have paid that $1000. The more time that passes, the more shares you would accumulate to divide into that $1000 to find your dividend-adjusted price (re: CAPS [more]

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notyouagain replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 5:39 AM

Re: Buying more HST today.

Here:
Lest you think this is more opinion than fact, you can look at this blog and note comment # 12 from TMFCHarriss.

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notyouagain replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 5:33 AM

Re: Buying more HST today.

The return can never reach infinity because dividends are not simply subtracted.
The formula both CAPS and Yahoo!Finance uses to calculate the dividend-adjusted price is

1 / 1 plus (amount of dividend/ex-div day opening [more]

Mon Feb 23

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notyouagain wrote 10:48 PM

And by the way, Fool...FIX THE HEADLINES!!!!!

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notyouagain wrote 10:47 PM

Oops. According to this page, my last activity was Dec 18, with no year given. But then the last activity shown was on 12/18/14. Anyway, it's wrong.

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notyouagain wrote 6:00 PM

Hey Fool! FIX THE HEADLINES!!!!

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notyouagain wrote 6:00 PM

What? My last 'activity' was Dec 18, 2015? That's news to me! Wow. This site is having problems.

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notyouagain wrote 5:28 PM

The new stock quote page is horrid. They've ruined CAPS.

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