cash dividend

A dividend paid in cash to a company's shareholders. The amount is normally based on profitability and is taxable as income ( taxable income). A cash distribution may include capital gains and return of capital in addition to the dividend. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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( DVCA) Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary
Distribution of cash to shareholders, in proportion to their equity holding. Ordinary dividends are recurring and regular. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary

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cash dividend cash dividend dividend

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   A dividend paid in cash to a company's shareholders. Cash dividends are distributed from current earnings or accumulated profits.
   ► See also Dividend.

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cash dividend UK US noun [C]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an amount of money paid from the profit made by a company to its shareholders: »

The company declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents a share, payable June 5 to holders of record May 20.

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A week ago they voted to pay a cash dividend of 50 million pesos, or 1.2 pesos per share.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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