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Pay Out

To pay dividends to shareholders, as opposed to reinvesting profits in the company. The more of a company's profits it pays out, the less it reinvests (or plows back). Whether or not this is desirable depends on the rate of growth. Investors tend to prefer a higher pay-out in a slow-growing company and a lower one in a fast-growing company.
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Most sectors saw poor dividend payout on the back of the economic slowdown.
Hyperwallet will handle 1stdibs' payouts to dealers located in 18 countries, and will support 1stdibs' continued expansion into additional markets.
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The endogenous choice of corporate policies may also underlie the conflicting and ambiguous results observed in the payout smoothing literature (Booth and Xu, 2008; Li and Zhao, 2008; Aivazian, Booth, and Cleary, 2009; Leary and Michaely, 2011).
Setting up affiliate payouts based on a combination of criteria, such as Affiliate ID, Sub ID and click data, means that each affiliate program can be structured to give affiliates exactly what they are looking for without using up all of the budget.
ABB's dividend payout ratio fell from 67 per cent in 2011 to 35 per cent in 2012, though the dividend per share rose from ` 2 to ` 3 on the back of a two- and- a- half- time increase in profit after tax or PAT.
Regardless of how the targeted payout rate is derived for a given fund series, it's based on what is considered a sustainable withdrawal rate given the fund's objectives, planned asset allocation, and time frame (if applica ble).
The insurance giant said the final ordinary dividend payout of43.
The chief financial officer of Ryanair, which is the largest shareholder in Aer Lingus, welcomed the dividend, but described the payout as "paltry," saying 50m euros would be more appropriate considering its 1 billion euro gross cash pile.
The authors find that payout taxes do affect the allocation of capital across firms.
The latest Preqin private equity compensation study, based on a survey of 180 leading private equity firms worldwide, reveals that changes in bonus payouts to employees at private equity firms have been mixed.