date of record


Date, set by the issuing company, on which an individual must own shares in order to be eligible to receive a declared dividend or capital gains distribution. The date is also used by the NASD to set the ex-dividend date. also called record date.

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You should always make sure you keep a good date of record so you know when the deal finally closed.

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I need to hurry and buy this equity by the date of record so I can enjoy all the benefits I can get from it this year.

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The date of record for the Apple stock was quickly approaching and Jenz was lagging behind in raising the capital he needed to survive.

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