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
Eventvestor provides accurate, timely, and actionable information. EventVestor brings structure and relevance to financial and business data, enabling better investment and business decisions, faster.
Price
$75/month
Timespan of data
01 Jan 2007 - Ongoing
Free data availability
01 Jan 2007 - 30 Mar 2015