Over three million stockholders have these types of unclaimed assets. The SEC states their value to be worth 10 Billion Dollars. Stock Dividends totaling $500 Million are also unclaimed each year. These investments underwent a financial crisis during the 2008 recession with mergers, acquisitions and bankruptcies, which increased the amount of unclaimed stock and dividends.
These investments can be registered in the owner's name or business or they can be registered in the stock brokerage company, which makes unclaimed investments more difficult to search.
If a deceased relative invested, conduct a physical search to find the name of the investment company and the type of Security. If Certificates aren't available, check the records of distributions such as Dividends and Internet Payments and Bank Deposits of same.
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