Meaning of “cash dividend” in the English Dictionary

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"cash dividend" in Business English

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cash dividendnoun [ C ]

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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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)