This is true, but the popular consensus is that future dividend receipts are priced into the value of the stock. To be honest though, who knows anymore. I can't believe markets are truly efficient, they are now totally manipulated by the large financial institutions.
By the way, morisseytimmy, are these meant to be just random fun facts or will this all eventually come together at some point?
A state which dwarfs its men, in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands—even for beneficial purposes—will find that with small men no great thing can really be accomplished. - J.S. Mill