Dividends
Dataset of cash dividend announcements including special dividends.
How to use
# Import the datasets available through Pipeline
# Free and Sample datasets can be accessed through the
# same namespace
from quantopian.pipeline.data.eventvestor import (
DividendsByExDate,
DividendsByPayDate,
DividendsByAnnouncementDate,
)

from quantopian.pipeline.factors.eventvestor import (
BusinessDaysSincePreviousExDate,
BusinessDaysUntilNextExDate,
BusinessDaysSinceDividendAnnouncement,
)

# To try out the free sample
from quantopian.interactive.data.eventvestor import dividends_free

# For using the full paid version
from quantopian.interactive.data.eventvestor import dividends
Key Metrics
asof_date - EventVestor's timestamp of event capture
div_type - dividend type. Values include no change, increase, decrease, initiation, defer, suspend, omission, stock, special. Note QoQ = quarter-on-quarter
div_amount - dividend payment amount in local currency
div_ex_date - ex-dividend date
div_record_date - dividend payment record date
div_pay_date - dividend payment date
Example Usage
Various notebooks, algorithms, and posts that use this data.

Vendor
Price
$75/month
Timespan of data
01 Jan 2007 - Ongoing
Free data availability
01 Jan 2007 - 17 Jan 2015