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dividend coverage Syllabification: div·i·dend cov·er·age

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of dividend coverage in English:


The ratio of a company’s dividends to its net income.
Example sentences
  • The cash dividend coverage ratio reflects the company's ability to meet dividends from operating cash flow.
  • The dividend coverage ratio, on the other hand, measures the company's ability to pay its stated dividend.
  • Senior officers may speak to the dividend policy and dividend coverage and earnings payout ratios.
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