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Dividends have arrived on your Activity feed 💸

Freetrade Team

November 5, 2019

Freetrade Team

We know that you love receiving dividends, but that it can be hard keeping track of them after you receive the notification.

Before we share more details of this highly-requested feature, a quick refresher.

What’s a dividend?

Dividends are payments made by companies to their shareholders. These payments are usually taken from a company’s profits and issued a couple of times a year. We pay them directly into your Freetrade account as cash.

What’s new?

We know that you love receiving dividends, but that it can be hard keeping track of them after you receive the notification.

From today, you’ll receive information about your dividends in three ways:

  • Push notification (make sure you have notifications enabled!)
  • Activity feed
  • Email (including a full breakdown of dividends per share, ex date, payment and tax info)

You’ll also soon be able to see dividend information in your Monthly Reports.

Check out some stocks that pay dividends here, and let us know what you think of the new feature 💸

Important Information

This should not be read as personal investment advice and individual investors should make their own decisions or seek independent advice.

When you invest, your capital is at risk. The value of your portfolio can go down as well as up and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

Freetrade is a trading name of Freetrade Limited, which is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales (no. 09797821).

The views expressed above are those of community members and do not reflect the views of Freetrade. It is not investment advice and we always encourage you to do your own research.

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