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dividend British & World English

A sum of money paid regularly (typically annually) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves)

dividend English Thesaurus

the shareholder receives a substantial annual dividend

ex dividend British & World English

(Of stocks or shares) not including the next dividend

ex dividend New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of stocks or shares) not including the next dividend

cum dividend British & World English

(Of share purchases) with a dividend about to be paid

cum dividend New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

with a dividend about to be paid

dividend cover British & World English

The ratio of a company’s net profits to the total sum allotted in dividends to ordinary shareholders

dividend yield British & World English

A dividend expressed as a percentage of a current share price

final dividend British & World English

A dividend calculated at the end of a financial year based on the company’s annual profits

peace dividend British & World English

A sum of public money which becomes available for other purposes when spending on defence is reduced

dividend coverage British & World English

The ratio of a company’s dividends to its net income

dividend warrant British & World English

A document that shows that a shareholder is entitled to a dividend

scrip issue in scrip1 British & World English

An issue of additional shares to shareholders in proportion to the shares already held