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 initial preferred stock dividend covers the partial period since the close of the transaction, and the Company paid 100% of the preferred stock dividend in cash.
This final Series G dividend covers the full dividend period that began on March 31, 2013 and the partial dividend period that will end on the conversion date.
Dan's Your Man each-way in the Foxhunter; wait and see for the Grand Annual and Cathcart; the usual in the County Hurdle - ie picking one, doing an exacta with the rest of the field and hoping the dividend covers everything you've lost on the previous 19 races.
This dividend covers the quarter from 1 November 2011 to 31 January 2012.