liquidating dividend

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Liquidating dividend

Payment by a firm to its owners from capital rather than from earnings.

Liquidating Dividend

A dividend paid to shareholders out of a company's capital or assets, rather than its earned income. That is, a liquidating dividend occurs when a company pays more than its total profit in dividends. This usually happens when shareholders believe that the company is no longer sustainable or profitable. Therefore, liquidating dividends are considered a return of shareholders' investments, rather than profit on them. All of the firm's debts must be paid before it can pay liquidating dividends. See also: Final dividend.

liquidating dividend

A pro rata distribution of cash or property to stockholders as part of the dissolution of a business. For example, a firm may be liquidated because the officers believe its stock price does not adequately reflect the value of its assets. All debts and other obligations usually must be satisfied before issuance of a final liquidating dividend. A stock paying a liquidating dividend is indicated in stock transaction tables in newspapers by the symbol C, next to the dividend column. See also final dividend, General Utilities Doctrine.
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Depositors whose claims exceeded the insured amount as at end of August 2012 were paid a liquidation dividend aggregating NRN77.
The Company will only retain sufficient cash for administrative and regulatory requirements until the payment of the final liquidation dividend.
On the assumption that WMCR does not on-sell any stake in CSL to another party, Southern Mining will realize a further US$25 million in December 2003 and such amount will be declared to shareholders as a final liquidation dividend during the first quarter of 2004.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 1995--Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush Friday announced that the Los Angeles Superior Court has approved his innovative final liquidation dividend plan to complete the Mission Insurance Companies' insurance insolvency receivership.
The commissioner's final liquidation dividend plan, which has been the subject of hearings in Superior Court, sets Aug.
cumulative dividends and the liquidation dividend equals $20 per share,
and/or liquidation dividends have been paid to preferred shareholders,
Non-interest income rose $12,500, or nearly 6 percent, to $225,000 from $213,000 in the same quarter last year primarily as a result in a gain on the sale of REO property, a final liquidation dividend from the Bank for Financial Institutions an increase in safe deposit box rentals partially offset by both realized and unrealized losses on trading securities.
NYSE: SVU) for the acquisition of all of the assets of Wetterau Properties by SUPERVALU at a net price sufficient to allow Wetterau Properties to pay reasonable costs of the transaction and a liquidation dividend of $22.
NYSE: SVU) for the acquisition of all of the assets of Wetterau by SUPERVALU at a net price sufficient to allow Wetterau to pay reasonable costs of the transaction and a liquidation dividend of $22.
This increase resulted primarily from a one ime gain on the liquidation dividend from the Bank for Financial Institutions, realized gains on investments held for trading and an unrealized gain on an equity investment held for trading.
In FL004, The Florida Employers Insurance Company Announces Liquidation Dividend of $16.