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When do dividends post?

I have a couple of holdings with dividend pay dates of 3/30/2021. When will these post to the strategy?

I think C2 won’t post because C2 is using IEX market data and IEX market data is not adjusted. I guess* the IEX data which C2 is using right now only shows the execution market price.

However, I think the market price will react to your dividend because of dividend arbitrage in the future. (Future: the time when the options are exercised/expired I think)

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More details about dividend arbitrage:
https://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/dividend-arbitrage.asp#:~:text=Key%20Takeaways-,Dividend%20arbitrage%20is%20an%20options%20trading%20strategy%20that%20involves%20purchasing,put%20after%20collecting%20the%20dividend.

We do handle dividends, typically. There are some exceptions that we need to manually adjust for – particularly when dividends are treated as share spinoffs, or special distributions, etc.

If you see a dividend that did not post within 24 hours of the PAY date, let the help desk know (help@collective2.com) and we will take care of it.

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