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English definition of “cash dividend”

cash dividend

noun [C]    
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an amount of money paid from the profit made by a company to its shareholders : The company declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents a share , payable June 5 to holders of record May 20. A week ago they voted to pay a cash dividend of 50 million pesos , or 1.2 pesos per share .
(Definition of cash dividend noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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