omitted dividend


A dividend which was expected, but which was not declared, usually due to financial difficulties. also called passed dividend.

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It was an omitted dividend and I was pretty surprised because I did not expect it to be that way at all.

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I sold my shares in the consumer products company after they had an omitted dividend for the first time in over 80 years.

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Sometimes when a company is going through a tough time financially, they may not be able to pay out a dividend to investors and therefore has to have an omitted dividend.

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