Meaning of “final dividend” in the English Dictionary

"final dividend" in Business English

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final dividendnoun [ S ]

uk us also final distribution FINANCE, STOCK MARKET

the last dividend paid by a company at the end of its financial year, or the amount of this dividend:

Before the final dividend is declared, the directors must review the company's financial statements and assess its profitability.
The Group has declared a final distribution of 47 cents per bond, ahead of its annual results.

the last dividend payment before a company stops paying them, for example because it has been bought by another company

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