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English definition of “extraordinary dividend”

extraordinary dividend

noun [C]
FINANCE a payment that a company makes to its shareholders for a special reason in addition to its regular payments: Shareholders will receive shares in the demerged company as an extraordinary dividend.
(Definition of extraordinary dividend from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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