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Definition of the noun dividend

What does dividend mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dividends

  1. that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
  2. a number to be divided by another number
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic word: number = a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • more specific word: numerator = the dividend of a fraction
  3. a bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus)
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic words: bonus / incentive = an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output

Specialised definition of the noun dividend

Glossary of finance / investment

a taxable portion of the profits of a business that is allocated to shareholders on a regular basis

Phrases with Dividend

Phrases starting with the word Dividend:

  1. dividend warrant
  2. Dividend Equilisation Reserve

Phrases ending with the word Dividend:

  1. extra dividend
  2. Peace dividend
  3. stock dividend
  4. regular dividend
  5. equalizing dividend

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dividend

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Google previewCongressional Record

an exempt—interest dividend is any dividend or part thereof (other than a capital gain...

Google previewAtlantic Reporter (1899)

Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

The dividend is an apportionment of surplus. This is true of the reserve...

Google previewThe Economics of Welfare (2006)

by Alfred C. Pigou

The dividend is an objective thing, consisting in any period of such and such a collection of goods and services that flow into being during the period. Since it is an objective thing, we should naturally wish, if we were able, to define changes in ...

Google previewAccounting, Concepts and Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits. When a corporation ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Banking and Finance (2013)

by John Clark

dividend A share in the profits of a limited company, usually paid annually- Dividends are usually expressed as a percentage of the nominal value of a single ...

Google previewDictionary of International Business Terms (2001)

by John Owen Edward Clark

dividend A share in the profits of a limited company, usually paid annually. Dividends are usually expressed as a percentage of the nominal value of a single ordinary share. Thus a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

—If the signs of the divisor and dividend be like, the sign of the quotient is + ; but if they be unlike, the sign of the quotient 1s ...

Google previewDictionary of Financial Risk Management (1999)

by Gary L. Gastineau, Mark P. Kritzman

Dividend Arbitrage I07 model (CAPM). With diversification, risk can be reduced relative to the average return of a portfolio by distributing assets among a variety of asset classes, such as stocks, bonds, money market instruments, and physical ...

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Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows. (Siegfried Sassoon)
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Scrabble value of D2I1V4I1D2E1N1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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