A dividend tracker helps you keep track of your dividend returns and important dividend events.
Understand Dividend Trackers
Some investors focus on dividend return. They want to achieve a certain monthly or yearly passive dividend income. Dividend Trackers help to keep track of dividend returns. They also remind the user of important dividend events, like ex-dividend dates and dividend payment dates.
You want to achieve a monthly dividend return of 1000$. To calculate your current return, you'd have to manually gather the dividend data of all of your investments, predict future dividends and then multiply it with your shares. That's a lot of work a dividend tracker does for you.
Important Functions of Dividend Trackers
Good dividend trackers provide a set of functions that help you as a dividend investor.
- Broad collection of securities
To be able to track all of your assets, it's important that your dividend tracker supports many different security types and exchanges. Preferably globally.
- Insights and analytics
Good dividend trackers help you understand your investments. They show give you information about diversification and other insights.
- Important events
Helping you keep up with important events such as ex-dividend dates and payment dates is also a task good dividend trackers should do.
- Portfolio overview
A few dividend trackers also track your portfolio. This saves a lot for work, since you have to enter the same data for your dividends and portfolio.
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