dividend per share

Definition

DPS. The amount of dividend that a stockholder will receive for each share of stock held. It can be calculated by taking the total amount of dividends paid and dividing it by the total shares outstanding. If a company issues a $1 million dividend and has 10 million shares, the dividend per share is 10 cents ($1 million divided by 10 million shares).

Use dividend per share in a sentence

After surpassing its expected income for 2013 Ford issued a dividend per share of $0.12.

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