- /'dɪvɪdend/ nouna percentage of profits paid to shareholders♦ to raise or increase the dividend to pay out a higher dividend than in the previous year♦ to maintain the dividend to keep the same dividend as in the previous year♦ to omit or pass the dividend to pay no dividend♦ the dividend is covered four times the profits are four times the dividend♦ the shares are quoted ex dividend the share price does not include the right to the dividendCOMMENT: The dividend is calculated as the proportion of profits a company can pay to its shareholders after tax has been paid, always keeping some of the profit back to reinvest in the company’s products or activities. Large companies usually pay dividends twice a year, once after the half-year results have been declared (called the ‘interim dividend’) and gain when the final results are published.
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