annual dividend


annual dividend
Normally, corporate dividends are paid quarterly but in the infrequent case where they are paid annually, the dividend received is known as an annual dividend. The expression "annual dividend" is most frequently used in reference to dividends on insurance policies. See dividend on insurance policy.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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