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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. Message Board

  • dar200 dar200 Oct 27, 2011 12:53 PM Flag

    Ex-distribution dump

    You are watching an ex-divi dump on kmp going ex distribution today. This frequently happens to high yield stocks.....people hold to get that last dividend then sell on the ex-date.

    For a regular stock in a taxable account, selling the day before ex or on the ex date can have tax ramifications.....the amount of a capital gain or loss vs a dividend. But in a partnership, it makes no difference because the distribution reduces tax basis. In a retirement account it makes absolutely no difference, tax-wise.

    Still, lemmings are lemmings. Take advantage of the lemming dumping on the ex date for a bargain.

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