dividend payout

Definition

The amount of cash that a company sends to its shareholders in the form of dividends. The company can decide to send all profits back to its investors, or could keep a portion of it as retained earnings.

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The dividend payout was a really cool thing to watch for and we were very glad that it was with us.

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You should always make sure that you give out the right dividend payout so that everyone gets what they are owed.

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You can tell if a company is using resources to grow by how much below the earnings per share is compared to the dividend payout.

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