Sentence Examples


  • During the campaign Garfield was subject to violent personal abuse; the fact that he was alleged to have received $329 from the Credit Mobilier as a dividend on stock led his opponents to raise the campaign cry of "329," and this number was placarded in the streets of the cities and printed in flaring type in partisan newspapers.
  • As before, the sums paid out in respect of guaranteed dividend were to be regarded as advances which were to be paid back to the state out of the profits made, when these permitted, and when the advances were wiped out, the profits, after payment of a certain dividend, were to be divided between the state and the railway, two-thirds going to the former and one-third to the latter.
  • Some stocks pay dividends very regularly: Coca Cola, for instance, has paid a dividend every year since 1920.
  • So let's say your parents bought Coca Cola stock their entire life, left it all to you, and you are able to live off the dividend payments of the stock.
  • Is there anything wrong with you collecting this dividend check for which you did no work at all?

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