Go to Yahoo Finance’s Website, located at http://finance.yahoo.com/, to identify the dividend yields of both Google and Verizon. Be prepared to discuss. Note: You may find the data noted above by navigating to Yahoo Finance, entering the keyword “Google” or “Verizon” in the provided search box, and clicking on the balance sheet and income statement under “Financials” on the side menu.
"Dividend Policy" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity, infer the justification behind Google’s dividend policy. Next, infer the justification behind Verizon’s dividend policy. Provide a rationale for your response.
Identify one (1) type of investor that might be satisfied collecting a dividend, as opposed to looking for a large capital gain due to stock price appreciation. Provide a rationale for your response.