special dividend

  1. a dividend paid to stockholders in addition to the regular dividend.

  • Also called extra dividend.

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How to use special dividend in a sentence

  • Susannah knew that they were paying three per cent dividends a monthand in April there was a special dividend of two per cent.

    Out of the Air | Inez Haynes Irwin
  • A regular dividend of two shillings per share, and a special dividend of as much more was declared, aggregating in all £30,000.

    The Wedge of Gold | C. C. Goodwin