Example sentences for: dividends

How can you use “dividends” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If the payment of terminal dividends is probable and the amount can be reasonably estimated, the liability should be recognized.

  • Your investment in Girl Scouting is one that will pay dividends for years to come, not only in your community, but in your workforce.

  • In fact, however, Morgan was doing something financially new--capitalizing future earnings--and within a few years the corporation was earning profits and paying dividends.

  • Some companies have pushed up their debt-equity ratios --raising more money through bonds and less through stocks--and thus changed payments (to investors) that used to be called "dividends" into "interest."

  • The savings account pays you $6 per year, while the stock pays only $1--and even that only if the company's entire earnings are paid out in dividends.

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