"After the Cold War, we optimistically assumed we'd be collecting a dividend of peace," Gen. Iwasaki said.
Of course, the dividend payers in 2010 misread the situation in Washington.
In exchange for the cash, Fannie and Freddie issued preferred stock to Treasury that was supposed to pay 10 percent dividend.
Now, instead of making the dividend payments, the companies will simply hand over their profits to the taxpayer.
The company also announced Tuesday that it would jack up its quarterly dividend by 26.7 percent, from 30 cents to 38 percent.
But then his dividend payments or somethin' come to him and he pays right up in a lump.
Wherever an industry could pay a dividend, his ferret eyes found it.
Before, however, a dividend is paid, a part of the profits is often carried to a “reserve 332 fund.”
He would confess that the present dividend of four per cent.
Do you know that the three big gunpowder factories in Germany pay a dividend of fifteen per cent.
late 15c., from Middle French dividende "a number divided by another," from Latin dividendum "thing to be divided," neuter gerundive of dividere (see divide). Mathematical sense is from 1540s. Meaning "portion of interest on a loan, stock, etc." is from 1620s. Related: Dividends.