Ordinary Dividend

Ordinary Dividend

1. In the United States, any dividend that is subject to income tax rather than (lower) capital gains tax. An ordinary dividend occurs if the security from which the dividend derives has not been held for at least 61 days during a certain 121-day period (for common stock) or for at least 90 days during a corresponding 181-day period. See also: Qualified dividend.

2. Any dividend that a company pays on a regular basis most of the time. See also: Special dividend
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The miner said that it would give shareholders an ordinary dividend of $1.33 per share.
* Interim ordinary dividend announced today of $2.2 billion, equivalent to 127 US cents per share, represents 50 per cent of underlying earnings
Moyo chaired the board meeting of NMT Capital at which the second ordinary dividend of ZAR105 million was declared."
It is to adopt a system in which it will provide three equal interim ordinary dividend payments for the first three quarters of the year.
Dividend payoutDespite the decline in bottom-line, directors have recommended payment of a first and final dividend of Sh0.49 per ordinary share comprising of an ordinary dividend of Sh0.29 per share and a special dividend of Sh0.20 per share.
RBS reported an operating profit before tax of GBP 3,359 million and an attributable profit of GBP 1,622 million for 2018 and proposes a final ordinary dividend of 3.5 pence per share and a 7.5 pence special dividend.
The company's board proposed an ordinary dividend of SEK5.00 per share and an extra dividend of SEK5.00 per share.
There is no justification for singling out ordinary dividend transactions from all the other types of inter-affiliate transactions and requiring prior regulatory approval from "dollar one" for this type of transaction, Marema said.
Investors, including 190,000 small shareholders, are due to receive an ordinary dividend of 2p next month, the first for a decade.
The housebuilder also increased its ordinary dividend to at least PS250 million a year from 2019, helping spark a 7.2p rise in the stock, which ended the day at 202.3p.
Including the proposed ordinary dividend of NOK 8.10 per share for 2017, the total proposed pay-out to shareholders in 2018 will be approximately NOK 19 billion.
According to Tyrwhitt, these actions has resulted in Depa paying "its first ordinary dividend since 2010 in September 2017".