extra dividend


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to extra dividend: Ex-dividend, Record date

Extra Dividend

A temporary increase in a firm's dividends beyond the normal level.

Special Dividend

A non-recurring dividend that a company may choose to distribute to shareholders after a particularly profitable period. A company may also choose to distribute special dividends if it wishes to restructure its financing from equity-based to debt-based. In general, however, one may think of a special dividend as a "bonus" for shareholders in good times. It is also called an extra dividend or a bonus dividend.

extra dividend

A nonrecurring additional payment to stockholders that is brought about by special circumstances. An extra dividend may be issued when a firm in a cyclical industry has an especially profitable period and wishes to distribute some extra funds to its stockholders. Also called extra, special dividend.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Their combined take in extra dividends this year is more than $148 million, on which they will pay taxes of about $22.
The extra dividend reflects the Company's current success, firm cash position and optimistic view about future prospects and a desire to share those positive factors with our shareholders.
Heat 3:1-8 Moyne Rebel 12 Annual Award 14 Extra Dividend 25 Altinure Chief, Cullen Jury, Geordie Melody
038bn common shares outstanding, the extra dividend payment will total around USD1bn, FCX said.
Metso Corporation s Board of Directors has decided to withdraw its proposal for an extra dividend of EUR 0.
Extra Dividend can keep his double hopes alive in the first semi where Simply Supreme will have plenty of support, while Soviet Premier and Droopys Kewell could make it through from the third heat.
In addition, the company's board of directors is proposing an ordinary dividend of SEK5,50 per share and an extra dividend of SEK2,00 per share, as well as proposing that the existing mandate to repurchase shares are extended for a further year.
The Board of Directors will propose that an extra dividend of EUR 0.
The French utility will pay an extra dividend of between GBP1.
Soviet Premier, trained by Reggie Roberts, was only a spot behind Sporting Huzzar in the first round but has a really testing task in heat four where reigning Leger champion Extra Dividend and Lemon Sash figure among the opposition.
In addition, the Board of Directors declared an extra dividend of $0.