The next dividend payment date for any company's stock varies depending on the date that has been set by the company. In addition a payment date, companies also set an ex-dividend rate after which any stocks that are pur... More » Business & Finance Investing

British Petroleum, or BP, makes quarterly dividend payments in March, June, September and December of each year, according to the BP website. The actual dividend payment dates vary from year to year, but generally fall i... More »

The JNJ (Johnson and Johnson) payment dates are sent out quarterly, historically in the months of March, June, September and December, according to the Nasdaq website. There is a dividend history page that goes back to 2... More » Business & Finance Investing

Ford Motor Company's website lists historic stock dividend data, which includes the cut-off date a stockholder is eligible for the upcoming dividend (also known as the record date), the date of payment, and the dividend ... More » Business & Finance Investing

To declare a dividend, an entity must declare a dividend amount per share, and a dividend declaration and payment date must be determined. Finally, a corresponding journal entry must be prepared. More » Business & Finance Investing

The ex-dividend date represents the first day following a dividend declaration, which is when a stock purchaser is no longer eligible to receive the next dividend payment, notes Charles Schwab. This date is usually desig... More »

The ex-dividend date determines whether the stock purchaser or seller receives the next payable dividend, states the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Stockholders purchasing before the ex-dividend date receive th... More » Business & Finance Investing