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djmicrobe
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Planet Earth
Member since Jan 2007
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Will dividend stocks drop soon?

Since the tax rate on dividends will be greater next year, will dividend stocks take a hit?
This assumes the "Bush" tax cuts are not renewed for next year. If they are renewed, then I'd guess dividend stocks would follow the market somewhat.




matthew25
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Jun 2012
3885 posts

re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
15% is not going to change. Unless of course, you are the top 1% of wage earners in the entire US.


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jso0003
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Birmingham/Atlanta
Member since Jun 2009
5163 posts

re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
Everybody on the planet knows about this and has for awhile.

What inclines you to believe that this is not already priced in?


TheHiddenFlask
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The Welsh red light district
Member since Jul 2008
17353 posts

re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
I would think that interest rate sensitivity would be the scariest part from these stocks.


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tirebiter
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ATL
Member since Oct 2006
5293 posts

re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
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Will dividend stocks drop soon?


As soon as they go ex-dividend.....the rest is unknown. Remember the death call on muni bonds???


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LSUcam
LSU Fan
Destin FL
Member since Dec 2011
381 posts

re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
I think that if people are posting this theory on a college football forum, then most likely the large institutions and general investing public know about this risk. But as stock prices go down when people sell off, individual yields rise, which offset the tax concerns.

What the actual tax concerns will be for next year, I'm not sure.


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dewster
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Member since Aug 2006
9785 posts

re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
What exactly is changing next year for capital gains taxes? I've read 2.8%, and some as high as 10% more.


LSUcam
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Destin FL
Member since Dec 2011
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re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
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What exactly is changing next year for capital gains taxes? I've read 2.8%, and some as high as 10% more


Long term capital gains tax rate is already 15% already, no?


dewster
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re: Will dividend stocks drop soon?
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Long term capital gains tax rate is already 15% already, no?


I meant 'increasing by'...sorry it was not worded well.


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