Distribution

Distribution has several meanings in the context of stock investments, one being a company's payment of cash or stock to shareholders.

Distribution

Distribution has several meanings in the context of stock investments.


Definition of Distribution

Distribution has several definitions in the context of stock investments as summarized below:

  • When trading volume is higher than that of the previous day with price going lower.
  • The removal of assets from a retirement account. The assets are then paid to the retirement account owner or beneficiary.
  • A company's payment of cash, stock or physical products to its shareholders.
  • Distributions of income and capital gains that mutual funds make to their investors periodically during a calendar year.

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