extra or special dividends


extra or special dividends
A one-time or special dividend that is paid in addition to a firm's established or expected quarterly dividend. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Extra or special dividends — A dividend that is paid in addition to a firm s regular quarterly dividend. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • Special Dividend — A non recurring distribution of company assets, usually in the form of cash, to shareholders. A special dividend is larger compared to normal dividends paid out by the company. Also referred to as an extra dividend . Generally, special dividends… …   Investment dictionary

  • Extra Dividend — A non recurring distribution of company assets, usually in the form of cash, to shareholders which is of unusually large size or different date of issue compared to normal dividends paid out by the given company. Also referred to as a special… …   Investment dictionary

  • extra dividend — A temporary increase in a firm s dividends beyond the normal level. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * extra dividend UK US noun [C] ► FINANCE SPECIAL DIVIDEND(Cf. ↑special dividend) …   Financial and business terms

  • Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …   Universalium

  • Dodge v. Ford Motor Company — Dodge v. Ford Motor Company, 204 Mich. 459, 170 N.W. 668. (Mich. 1919), is a case in which the Michigan Supreme Court held that Henry Ford owed a duty to the shareholders of the Ford Motor Company to operate his business to profit his… …   Wikipedia

  • dividend — Synonyms and related words: accrued dividends, accumulated dividends, allotment, allowance, avails, balance, big end, bigger half, bit, bite, bonus, box office, budget, capital gains, carrot, cash dividend, chunk, cleanup, clear profit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dividend — a distribution of the profits of a company among its members or shareholders. Glossary of Business Terms A portion of a company s profit paid to common shareholders and preferred shareholders. A stock selling for $20 a share with an annual… …   Financial and business terms

  • United Kingdom company law — Beside the River Thames, the City of London is a global financial centre. Within the Square Mile, the London Stock Exchange lies at the heart of the United Kingdom s corporations. United Kingdom company law is the body of rules that concern… …   Wikipedia

  • Dividend — A dividend is a portion of a company s profit paid to common and preferred shareholders. A stock selling for $20 a share with an annual dividend of $1 a share yields the investor 5%. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * dividend div‧i‧dend …   Financial and business terms