dividend rate

The fixed or floating rate paid on preferred stock based on par value. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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dividend rate UK US noun [C]
FINANCE a dividend expressed as a percentage of the share price: »

These new shares will pay an improved dividend rate of 6.475%.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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