dividend share

dividend share
dividend share UK US noun [C] UK (US dividend stock)
STOCK MARKET a share that has been bought using a dividend, or that is given instead of a dividend: »

Shareholders will receive 19 new ordinary shares plus one special dividend share for every 20 ordinary shares.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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