ordinary dividend

ordinary dividend
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ordinary dividend UK US noun [C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a part of a company's profits that is paid to shareholders with ordinary shares at particular times of the year: »

The company has warned shareholders the ordinary dividend may be at risk as full-year profits will be substantially below expectations.

Compare PREFERENCE DIVIDEND(Cf. ↑preference dividend)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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