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Add the dividend received to Quicken using the Dividend Income sheet. Since dividend income is a distribution of a portion of earnings to the shareholders, it will be added to your cash balance.

Record the reinvested dividends using the Reinvest Dividend sheet.

To record dividend income

  1. In the sidebar, select the investment account you want to use.
  2. Click the Transactions tab and then click the New Transaction icon in the register toolbar.
  3. Select Income > Dividend from the Transaction Types list.
  4. Add the information for:
    • Date - Enter the date of payment or deposit.
    • Security - Select the security for the dividend income that you want to record.
    • Dividend - Enter the amount of dividend income.
    • Memo - Enter the note you want to associate with the transaction.
    • Tags - Enter the tags that you want to use when searching for the transaction.
  5. To add an attachment, go to the Attachments tab, click the Add attachment button, and select the file you want to attach to the transaction.
  6. Click Save when you are done.
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