Do you own a stock or ETF* that pays a dividend? Or, do you have any short calls on an underlying that pays a dividend and are wondering when the ex-dividend date is because of dividend risk? Well, if the underlying publishes an ex-dividend date or ex-date for short, as well as a dividend amount, then you can quickly locate it in the quote details inside the platform.
*To learn more about ETF dividends and why an amount is not listed, please click here.
The ex-date and amount, if published, are located in the right-hand sidebar of the desktop trading platform. Below is an expanded example of the Quote Details. For more information about the right-hand sidebar, please click here.
Web Browser Platform
Similar to the desktop trading platform, the ex-date and amount, if published, can be found in the right-hand sidebar of the web browser platform. If the right-hand sidebar is not visible, then it may be docked. To undock and view, click , located on the top right-hand corner of the browser page.
You can view quote details of a stock or ETF in a couple of different areas. First, by tapping the symbol in a watchlist. The quote details will appear from the bottom and list the ex-date and amount if published.
Secondly, you can also locate quote details by lining up the symbol in the Trade tab, then tapping the price on the top right-hand corner. After tapping the price, the quote details will appear beneath the price.