dividend cover

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dividend cover

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(Banking & Finance) the number of times that a company's dividends to shareholders could be paid out of its annual profits after tax, used as an indication of the probability that dividends will be maintained in subsequent years
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The declared Preferred Class J dividend covers the period beginning October 15, 2015 and ending January 14, 2016.
The dividend covers the income accruing to holders of ordinary shares for the period from 1 September 2010 to 1 October 2010 (the "Calculation Time"), for the conversion of the C Shares into ordinary shares.
Because this first dividend covers a longer period of time (both the first quarter of 2008 and the portion of December 2007 after the original issuance of this stock), this payment is more than the regular quarterly dividend of $1.
This dividend covers the period beginning on April 15, 2005 and ending on July 14, 2005.
CLEVELAND -- Second sentence of each paragraph directly following the two bullet points should read: This dividend covers the period beginning on December 15, 2004 and ending on March 14, 2005 (sted This dividend covers the period beginning on December 15, 2005 and ending on March 14, 2005).
This dividend covers the quarter beginning March 15, 2004 through June 14, 2004.
The dividend covers the period from July 1, 1999 to September 30, 1999.
The declared Preferred Class H dividend covers the period beginning January 15, 2014 and ending April 14, 2014.
This dividend covers the period beginning on September 15, 1998 and ending on December 14, 1998.
The dividend covers the period from April 1, 1998 to June 30, 1998 and represents approximately 100% of the taxable income generated for the period.
The initial dividend covers the period commencing March 11, 1998 (the date of original issuance of the Convertible Preferred Stock) through June 15, 1998, representing four additional days of dividend.