dividend

  • 1 dividend — div·i·dend / di və ˌdend/ n 1: the part of corporate net earnings distributed usu. periodically (as quarterly) to stockholders in the form of cash, additional shares, or property either as a set amount per share or a percentage of par value… …

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  • 2 dividend — DIVIDÉND, dividende, s.n. Parte din profitul unei societăţi pe acţiuni care revine fiecărui acţionar în raport cu acţiunile pe care le posedă. – Din fr. dividende, lat. dividendus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  DIVIDÉND s. v …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Dividend — Div i*dend, n. [L. dividendum thing to be divided, neut. of the gerundive of dividere: cf. F. dividende.] 1. A sum of money to be divided and distributed; the share of a sum divided that falls to each individual; a distribute sum, share, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 dividend — divìdend (dividȅnd) m <G mn nādā/ ēndā> DEFINICIJA mat. broj koji treba podijeliti; djeljenik, opr. divizor ETIMOLOGIJA vidi dividirati …

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  • 5 Dividénd — (lat.), s. Division …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 Dividénd — (Dividendus, lat.), s. Division …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 dividend — Under the Bankruptcy and insolvency Act it refers to those monies paid by a Trustee in Bankruptcy to the creditors. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 8 divìdend — (dividȅnd) m 〈G mn nādā/ ēndā〉 mat. broj koji treba podijeliti, djeljenik, opr. divizor …

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  • 9 dividend — late 15c., from M.Fr. dividende a number divided by another, from L. dividendum thing to be divided, neut. gerundive of dividere (see DIVIDE (Cf. divide)). Mathematical sense is from 1540s. Meaning portion of interest on a loan, stock, etc. is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 dividend — [n] one’s share, profit allotment, allowance, appropriation, bonus, carrot*, check, coupon, cut*, dispensation, divvy*, extra, gain, gravy*, guerdon, interest, lagniappe*, meed, pay, portion, premium, prize, proceeds, remittance, returns, reward …

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  • 11 dividend — ► NOUN 1) a sum of money that is divided among a number of people, such as the part of a company s profits paid to its shareholders or the winnings from a football pool. 2) (dividends) benefits from an action or policy. 3) Mathematics a number to …

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  • 12 dividend — [div′ə dend΄, div′ədənd] n. [< L dividendum, that which is to be divided < dividendus, ger. of dividere] 1. the number or quantity to be divided 2. a) a sum or quantity, usually of money, to be divided among stockholders, creditors, members …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Dividend — This article is about financial dividends. For dividends in arithmetic, see Division (mathematics). Accountancy Key concepts Accountant · Accounting period · Bookkeeping · Cash and accrual basis  …

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  • 14 dividend — a distribution of the profits of a company among its members or shareholders. Glossary of Business Terms A portion of a company s profit paid to common shareholders and preferred shareholders. A stock selling for $20 a share with an annual… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 Dividend — A dividend is a portion of a company s profit paid to common and preferred shareholders. A stock selling for $20 a share with an annual dividend of $1 a share yields the investor 5%. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * dividend div‧i‧dend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 dividend — The distribution of current or accumulated earnings to the shareholders of a corporation pro rata based on the number of shares owned. Dividends are usually issued in cash. However, they may be issued in the form of stock or property. The… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 dividend — The distribution of current or accumulated earnings to the shareholders of a corporation pro rata based on the number of shares owned. Dividends are usually issued in cash. However, they may be issued in the form of stock or property. The… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 dividend — noun 1 payment on a company share ADJECTIVE ▪ big, high, large ▪ 10%, etc. ▪ total ▪ gross …

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  • 19 dividend — /div i dend /, n. 1. Math. a number that is to be divided by a divisor. 2. Law. a sum out of an insolvent estate paid to creditors. 3. Finance. a. a pro rata share in an amount to be distributed. b. a sum of money paid to shareholders of a… …

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  • 20 dividend — The distribution of part of the earnings of a company to its shareholders. The dividend is normally expressed as an amount per share on the par value of the share. Thus a 15% dividend on a £1 share will pay 15p. However, investors are usually… …

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