Definition Of dividend


a number to be divided by another number.

symbol from the dividend should be a multiple of the divisor.

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

Tax exemptions on dividend payments from pension funds have been scrapped.

Example Of dividend

  • "It is a change that will reap big dividends in future years," predicted Mr Hayes.

  • A hat-trick looks a fair bet and backing McCoy's rides in the second, third, fourth and fifth races in combination bets should pay dividends .

  • All too often, dividend cheques are just deposited into our bank accounts and spent.

  • Ameritrade shareholders would receive a special cash dividend of $6 per share.

  • And that's all it is, one giant performance after another in hopes their proficient thespian skills will pay dividends in the long run.

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