equalizing dividend


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Noun1.equalizing dividend - a dividend paid to compensate shareholders for losses resulting from a change in the dividend schedule
dividend - that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
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Terms of the split-off call for EDS to pay an equalizing dividend of $500 million to GM and modify the existing GM Master Service Contract.
The plan, which requires shareholder approval, calls for EDS to pay an equalizing dividend of $500 million to GM at the time of closing and modifies the existing GM Master Service Contract.
The agreement calls for EDS to pay an equalizing dividend of $500 million to GM at the time of closing and modifies the existing GM Master Service Contract.