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Declare

To authorize or announce a dividend. A publicly-traded company that declares a dividend binds itself with an obligation to later pay that same dividend to shareholders. See also: Declaration date, Ex-dividend date.

declare

To authorize a dividend formally.
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As many as 1,171 students appeared in faculty of science in which 487 were declared successful and passing percentage remained 41 percent.
In district Mianwali, 694 polling stations have been set up, with 124 declared sensitive and 13 highly sensitive.
In district Hafizabad, 519 polling stations have been set up, with 319 declared sensitive and 200 highly sensitive.
4254 per share representing the dividend payment originally due August 15, 2006, was declared on the outstanding Series C Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
The Board has also declared a dividend of $7,875 per share and $8,500 per share on its 6.
The Directors of UBP also declared the regular quarterly dividends on the Company's Series B Preferred Stock, Series C Preferred Stock and Series D Preferred Stock.
Vissers as members of the Supervisory Board, subject to the Offer being declared unconditional;
0625 per share per quarter, and if declared would become effective with the quarterly dividend scheduled to be declared May 8, 2006 and payable to record holders of Loews Common Stock on June 1, 2006.
NYSE:UBA)(NYSE:UBP) declared quarterly dividends on the Company's Class A Common Stock and Common Stock.
TSX:FTS) declared regular quarterly dividends on its Series A, B, D and G First Preference Shares as follows:
Saxon" or the "Company") (NYSE: SAX), a residential mortgage lending and servicing real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.
NEW YORK -- The Board of Trustees (the "Board") of CharterMac Equity Issuer Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CharterMac (AMEX:CHC), has declared a dividend of $33,125 per share on its 6 5/8% Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares ("Series A Preferred Shares").