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Companies that pay dividends do not by nature generate capital gains.
False. Stocks can both pay dividends and appreciate in value, which can produce capital gains upon their sale. Good dividends can attract additional buyers, which results in appreciation of a stock's value.
Well-established, low-growth companies generally produce high capital gains.
False. High-growth companies generally produce high capital gains.
If you have a capital gain (that is, earn a profit) on an investment that you held for three years, it will be considered a _______.
Long-term capital gain. Investments that are held for longer than a year and then sold for a profit will earn long-term capital gains.
Which of the following choices is not a way that earnings are paid to bondholders?
Dividends. Dividends are paid to stockholders but not to bondholders.
Mutual fund dividends are passed to investors from ______.
The earnings of the securities in a fund. The fund passes earnings from its portfolio in the form of dividends to its shareholders.