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extra dividend

noun

special dividend

noun
1.
a dividend paid to stockholders in addition to the regular dividend.
Also called extra dividend.
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  • Bart declared the sight to be the first extra dividend upon our payment to Amos Opie for leaving the grass uncut.

    The Garden, You, and I Mabel Osgood Wright
  • If they're putting out an extra dividend, the stock's going to jump up—for a while.

    Making Money Owen Johnson
  • A peculiar psychological influence is noticed when a company declares an extra dividend.

    Successful Stock Speculation John James Butler
  • Already we have had our money's worth, so that everything beyond will be an extra dividend.

    The Garden, You, and I Mabel Osgood Wright
  • That was just an extra dividend of luck for Dunmore; it got the whole crowd of you thinking in terms of accidental shooting.

    Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
  • They just pocketed the extra dividend, as welcome as it was unexpected, and hired the man for a term of years.

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