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English definition of “income share”

income share

noun [C]
 
 
(also income stock)
FINANCE a share in a company that pays dividends (= part of the profit of a company that is paid to shareholders) rather than increasing in value: Buying a non-dividend paying share and holding it until it matures is more profitable than owning a steady income share which returns a high annual gross yield. → Compare capital share
(Definition of income share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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