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### Difference Between Dividend and Capital Gain

// Nov 15th, 2012
Dividend vs Capital Gain   The purpose of making an investment is to gain some sort of financial benefit at the time of maturity. When an investment in made in stocks, there are two types of financial returns that can be enjoyed by the investor; those are dividends and capital gains. However, capital gains...

### Difference Between Divisor and Dividend

// Oct 26th, 2011
Divisor vs Dividend   Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are the four basic arithmetic operations done in the set of real numbers. Division is the inverse operation of multiplication. For example, and therefore, . Unlike the other three operations, division is not closed in the set of integers....

### Difference Between Dividends and Earnings Per Share

// Oct 18th, 2011
Dividends vs Earnings Per Share | EPS vs Dividend   Earnings per share and dividends per share are both financial ratios that a firm calculates in order to obtain an understanding regarding the stock’s future prospects for its shareholders. Earnings per share and dividends per share are easily confused by many....

### Difference Between Debt and Equity

// Sep 17th, 2011
Debt vs Equity | Equity vs Debt Debt and equity are both forms of obtaining finance for corporate activities and day to day running of businesses. Debt and equity are distinguished from each other based on their specific financial characteristics as well as the different sources from which either is obtained. It...

### Difference Between Fraction and Decimal

// Aug 16th, 2011
Fraction vs Decimal “Decimal” and “Fraction” are two different representations for rational numbers. Fractions are expressed as a division of two numbers or in a simple, one number over another. The number in the top is called the numerator, and the number in the bottom is called the denominator. The denominator...

### Difference Between Yield and Return

// Aug 10th, 2011
Yield vs Return Do not confuse between the yield that a farmer expects from his field with the yield that an investor expects on his investment in share market. We are concerned with investments in a market, and this is where the concept of yield is mostly confused with another related concept return on investments....

### Difference Between Debentures and Shares

// Jun 28th, 2011
Debentures vs Shares There are many ways a company, when it needs to raise capital to meet its various requirements, can get resources. It can obtain loans from banks and private lenders, issue debentures to public or can come up with an issue in the stock market to sell its shares. Investors who provide loan...

### Difference Between Interest and Dividends

// Jun 22nd, 2011
Interest vs Dividends We hear so much about interest and dividends as investors in different companies but we rarely pay attention to the basic differences between these two terms. Majority of people think of interest as the money paid by a company to its lenders and dividend as the sharing of profit that a company...

### Difference Between Shares and Loan

// May 28th, 2011
Shares vs Loan There are two ways a company can meet its requirement of working capital. Either it can go in for bank loans or it can indulge in the exercise of issuing shares to public. Though shares are not commonly regarded as a loan, the reality is that shares serve the same purpose as a loan as they make...