One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A document that shows that a shareholder is entitled to a dividend.
- ‘After several court battles, Alaskan shareholders received their first permanent fund dividend check in 1982.’
- ‘Firms wanting to transmit their profitability to outside investors need only show them the money, in the form of dividend checks.’
- ‘Each year, every Alaskan gets an oil dividend check from the state.’
- ‘Whether they are drawing their money from a government check or a dividend check, the essential issue is the same.’
- ‘In an environment where everything is being questioned, dividend checks are not.’
- ‘They are largely middle-class Americans who don't rely on trust funds or dividend checks for their livelihoods.’
- ‘No dividend check or special trip was mentioned, but he loved my gift, so that was enough.’
- ‘However, you can rest assured that no accountant can restate dividends and take back your dividend check.’
- ‘One of the simplest ways for companies to communicate financial well-being and shareholder value is to say ‘the dividend check is in the mail.’’
- ‘But you can transform a dividend check into cash every quarter - and in this market, that's not lunacy.’
- ‘If a new buyer realizes he has bought too late to receive the next dividend check, he will pay less for the stock.’
- ‘The first dividend checks were distributed on May 20.’
- ‘Meanwhile, cashing tax free dividend checks is now classified as a job.’
- ‘In many cases, the item collected is a cheque payable to the customer or a similar type of document such as a dividend warrant.’
- ‘Ex-dividend dates are used to make sure dividend checks go to the right people.’
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