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/* -*- mode: c++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */

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 Copyright (C) 2005 Joseph Wang
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/*! \file dividend.hpp
    \brief A stock dividend
*/

#ifndef quantlib_dividend_hpp
#define quantlib_dividend_hpp

#include <ql/cashflow.hpp>
#include <ql/Utilities/null.hpp>
#include <vector>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! Predetermined cash flow
    /*! This cash flow pays a predetermined amount at a given date. */
00036     class Dividend : public CashFlow {
      public:
        Dividend(const Date& date)
        : date_(date) {}
        //! \name CashFlow interface
        //@{
00042         virtual Date date() const { return date_; }
        virtual Real amount() const = 0;
        //@}
        virtual Real amount(Real underlying) const = 0;
        //! \name Visitability
        //@{
        virtual void accept(AcyclicVisitor&);
        //@}
      protected:
        Date date_;
    };

    //! Predetermined cash flow
    /*! This cash flow pays a predetermined amount at a given date. */
00056     class FixedDividend : public Dividend {
      public:
        FixedDividend(Real amount, const Date& date)
        : Dividend(date), amount_(amount) {}
        //! \name Dividend interface
        //@{
00062         virtual Real amount() const { return amount_; }
        virtual Real amount(Real underlying) const { return amount_; }
        //@}
      protected:
        Real amount_;
    };

    //! Predetermined cash flow
    /*! This cash flow pays a predetermined amount at a given date. */
00071     class FractionalDividend : public Dividend {
      public:
        FractionalDividend(Real rate, const Date& date)
        : Dividend(date), rate_(rate), nominal_(Null<Real>()) {}

        FractionalDividend(Real rate, Real nominal, const Date& date)
        : Dividend(date), rate_(rate), nominal_(nominal) {}
        //! \name Dividend interface
        //@{
00080         virtual Real amount() const {
            QL_REQUIRE(nominal_ != Null<Real>(), "no nominal given");
            return rate_ * nominal_;
        }
        virtual Real amount(Real underlying) const {
            return rate_ * underlying;
        }
        //@}
        //! \name Inspectors
        //@{
        Real rate() const { return rate_; }
        Real nominal() const { return nominal_; }
        //@}
      protected:
        Real rate_;
        Real nominal_;
    };


    //! helper function building a sequence of fixed dividends
    std::vector<boost::shared_ptr<Dividend> >
    DividendVector(const std::vector<Date>& dividendDates,
                   const std::vector<Real>& dividends);

}


#endif

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