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stock dividend

n.
A dividend paid to stockholders in shares of stock.

stock′ div`idend



n.
1. a dividend given in extra shares of a corporation's stock rather than in cash.
2. the stock thus received.
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Noun1.stock dividend - a dividend paid in stock rather than in cash
dividend - that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
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83-68 no longer represented the IRS's position on member banks receiving stock dividends from an FHLB.
We believe that the additional shares outstanding as a result of the previous stock dividends have benefited shareholders by increasing the trading activity of Culp's shares.
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Jones, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the company, said, "This stock dividend continues our tradition since 1985 of rewarding our shareholders for their loyalty and support with stock dividends.
The proposed rule also would place new restrictions on the timing of dividend payments, would limit the amount of "excess" stock in any district bank to 1% of that bank's total assets, and would prohibit the issuance of stock dividends.
RPM has increased its annual cash dividend to its shareholders for 19 consecutive years and has had nine major stock dividends over the same period of time.
The company will continue to pay regular quarterly cash dividends of one cent per share and semi-annual stock dividends.
We believe that stock dividends create long-term shareholder value and are proud to be able to reward our shareholders with a 5% stock dividend for the second straight year.
With this action, Gainsco has reinstituted its policy of declaring stock dividends semi-annually.