stock dividend


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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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