Definition of 'dividend'
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It also has little debt and a history of paying out special dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But last month it announced it would pay a share dividend for the first time in five years. The Sun (2016)It paid dividends in the first half but then it was backs to the wall for most of the second half. The Sun (2016)The interim dividend is held at 5p. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Next has opted for special dividends, instead. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The yield stands at 3.3 per cent and the dividend has more than doubled over the past ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Amid higher net debt the IT services company shelved its interim dividend. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Special dividends, like share buybacks, have their place but should be used sparingly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A 2.7 per cent dividend yield is little to get excited about, and the share price recovery looks to have run its course. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The capital loss borne by the old shareholders just offsets the extra cash dividend they receive. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)They would also have owned a company that continued to pay dividends throughout the period. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first dividends should be payable on the fourth anniversary of its launch. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is paying the special dividend as part of its commitment to return free cashflow to shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We saved almost all of our special dividends to put back into reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last month the bank said it would pay its first dividend since the crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It imposed an extra tax on dividends in addition to a general tax on profits. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The proceeds from these deals could allow the group to deliver a bumper special dividend. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It means banks curbing dividends and bonuses to boost capital enough to extend new loans to viable businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first dividend payment would be scheduled to be paid two years after the new company begins operation. Christianity Today (2000)Some companies have such extensive growth opportunities that they prefer to pay no dividends for long periods of time. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Because my funds have mainly been invested in equities the extra tax on dividends has really had an impact. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also wants the company to pay dividends for the first time in its eight years as a public company. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a growth stock and as such has a negligible 1 per cent dividend yield. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The interim dividend was lifted 10 per cent to four cents a share. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The group promised investors a 13p a share dividend for the quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The target is to pay a 4 per cent dividend yield. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The company kept its interim dividend steady at 4p per share. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Long suffering shareholders might prefer smaller bonuses, bigger dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company said that it would maintain its dividend at 85 cents. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But she takes an annual dividend from the company which in the past has been worth around 50,000. The Sun (2006)Investing in theatres is lot of fun because part of the dividend was tickets to first nights of shows in London. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Any company offering a dividend yield of more than 8 per cent is either highly generous or is about to cut that dividend. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The dip did little to dent the company's confidence as it confirmed there would be no change in its dividend for the period. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: dividend NOUN
A dividend is the part of a company's profits which is paid to people who have shares in the company.
The first quarter dividend has been increased by nearly 4 per cent.
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