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English definition of “ordinary dividend”

ordinary dividend

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a part of a company's profits that is paid to shareholders with ordinary shares at particular times of the year: The company has warned shareholders the ordinary dividend may be at risk as full-year profits will be substantially below expectations. → Compare preference dividend
(Definition of ordinary dividend from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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