Ex-dividend date

What is Ex-dividend date?

Ex-dividend date meaning in finance terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The first day of trading when the seller, rather than the buyer, of a stock will be entitled to the most recently announced dividend payment. The date set by the NYSE (and generally followed on other U.S. exchanges) is currently two business days before the record date. A stock that has gone ex-dividend is denoted by an x in newspaper listings on that date.


reference: Yahoo Finance Glossary