AAII Survey: Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs)

Dividend reinvestment plans or DRPs/DRIPs are offered by many companies to give shareholders the option of reinvesting the amount of a declared dividend by purchasing additional shares. Normally, when dividends are paid, they are received by shareholders as a check or a¬†direct deposit¬†into their bank account. Because shares purchased through a DRIP typically come from…