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final dividendnoun [S]

uk   us   (also final distribution) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the last dividendpaid by a ​company at the end of its ​financialyear, or the ​amount of this ​dividend: Before the ​finaldividend is ​declared, the ​directors must ​review the company's ​financialstatements and ​assess its ​profitability. The Group has ​declared a ​finaldistribution of 47 ​centsperbond, ​ahead of its ​annualresults.
the last ​dividendpayment before a ​companystopspaying them, for ​example because it has been ​bought by another ​company
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