DIVIDEND in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DIVIDEND
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 n.  sum of money to be divided and distributed; share of a sum divided that falls to each individual; a distribute sum, share, or percentage
Classic Sentence:
1  For the laborers as such, there is in these new captains of industry neither love nor hate, neither sympathy nor romance; it is a cold question of dollars and dividends.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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Example Sentence:
1  The company declared a large dividend at the end of the year.
2  The company raised its quarterly dividend, committed an additional $30 billion to buying back its stock, struck a $3 billion deal to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics and previewed its latest software for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers.
3  The peace dividend has not materialised despite military spending going down in most countries.
4  In the report they found that dividends are irrelevant to a company's value.
5  In particular the economists say that the proposed abolition of taxes on the dividends is not credible as a short term stimulus.
6  In well managed private business which must pay dividends, the urge is always to keep personnel at a minimum.
7  Investors will still pay tax on their foreign share dividends.
8  The company reaped rich dividends with its new strategy for packaging holidays.