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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.
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