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Stock dividend

• The payment to existing owners of a dividend in the form of stock.

• A payment of additional stock to shareholders, rather than a cash dividend. Such payment increases the number of shares held but does not alter a shareholder's proportional investment in the company.

• Payment of a corporate dividend in the form of stock rather than cash. The stock dividend may be additional shares in the company, or it may be shares in a subsidiary being spun off to shareholders. Stock dividends are often used to conserve cash needed to operate the business. Unlike a cash dividend, stock dividends are not taxed until sold.

 
 

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Adjustable rate preferred stock
American stock exchange
Auction rate preferred stock
Authorized stock
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Blue chip stock
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Cost of preferred stock
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Cumulative preferred stock
Cyclical stock
Direct purchase stock
Direct stock purchase programs
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Diversified common stock fund
Dividend
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Dividend clientele
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Dividend growth model
Dividend irrelevance theory
Dividend limitation
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Dividend rights
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Employee stock fund
Employee stock ownership plan
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Letter stock
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Low regular and extra dividend policy
New york stock exchange
Non cumulative preferred stock
Noncumulative preferred stock
Nonparticipating preferred stock
Ordinary dividend
Participating preferred stock
Perfect market view of dividend policy
Philadelphia stock exchange
Potential average dividend yield
Preference stock
Preferred equity redemption stock
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Privately owned stock
Regular dividend policy
Repurchase of stock
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Safety stock
Signaling view on dividend policy
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Stock
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Substitute cash or dividend payment
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Tax differential view of dividend policy
Traditional view of dividend policy
Treasury stock
With dividend

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