stock dividend

noun Finance.

a form of dividend collected by a stockholder in extra shares of the corporation's stock rather than in cash.
the stock received in such a dividend.

Nearby words

  1. stock certificate,
  2. stock character,
  3. stock clerk,
  4. stock company,
  5. stock culture,
  6. stock dove,
  7. stock exchange,
  8. stock farm,
  9. stock footage,
  10. stock guard

Origin of stock dividend

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019