dividend per share


dividend per share
dividend per share ˌdividend per ˈshare written abbreviation Div/​Share, DPS noun [countable] FINANCE
the dividend paid out by a company for each of its shares:

• KDD pays a 25-yen dividend per share, a 0.2% yield on Thursday's closing price of 12,200 yen.

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dividend per share UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION DPS)
FINANCE the amount that someone will receive as dividend for each share that they own in a particular company: »

The dividend declared of £178 million reflects the dividend per share of 8.9 pence.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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