Meaning of “accumulated dividend” in the English Dictionary

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"accumulated dividend" in Business English

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accumulated dividendnoun [ C, usually plural ]


a part of a company's profits that is owed to people who own preferred stock but has not yet been paid:

Preference shareholders are being asked to give up 24p a share worth of accumulated dividends.

(Definition of “accumulated dividend” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)