Meaning of “ordinary dividend” in the English Dictionary

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"ordinary dividend" in Business English

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ordinary dividendnoun [ C ]

uk us 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.

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