Does the stock price decrease in case of dividend?

Does the stock price decrease in the case of dividends? Can someone please explain with an example?

Stock price is adjusted to the extent of Dividend Price when it opens on Ex-date.
Example : PFC has declared Rs 2.5 with exdate as 24th Nov. If PFC closes at 130 on 23rd Nov, then on 24th, it will open ex-dividend (means excluding dividend) i.e., 127.5.

Hope this clarifies

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generally yes. unless there is some other strong news. Just before dividend date usually it spike a little. after it goes ex-dividend it corrects.

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