accrued dividend

noun

Definition of accrued dividend

: a dividend earned or assumed earned at a specified rate on cumulative preferred stock but not declared or paid

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First Known Use of accrued dividend

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Accrued dividend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accrued%20dividend. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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