Definitions for "Capital gains distributions"
Payments to mutual fund shareholders of gains realized during the year on securities that the fund has sold at a profit, minus any realized losses.
Payments made to mutual fund shareholders that come from the profits that a fund makes from the sale of its securities.
When a fund sells a stock at a profit, it passes the profit along to shareholders in the form of capital gains. These gains are usually realized annually at the end of the year and are subject to short-term (held 12 months or less) or long-term (held more than 12 months) taxes.
Keywords:  growth
Capital Growth