In exchange for the cash, Fannie and Freddie issued preferred stock to Treasury that was supposed to pay 10 percent dividend.
The rash of dividend payouts is a great case study of the way public policy can affect corporate decision-making.
Along with revenue of $43.6 billion for the quarter, Apple announced a significant increase in its dividend and share buybacks.
So the government, which now owns 36 percent of the bank, now has no dividend and a more junior security.
Some of the dividend yielding sectors like telecom and utilities make up a significant portion of the portfolio.
But then his dividend payments or somethin' come to him and he pays right up in a lump.
This dividend was payable in capital stock and was equal to 30 per cent.
Before, however, a dividend is paid, a part of the profits is often carried to a “reserve 332 fund.”
The sign of the remainder is the same as the sign of the dividend.
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.