A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits. Dividendsinfo-icon may be in the form of cash, stock or propertyinfo-icon and most secure and stable companies offer dividendsinfo-icon to their stockholders. Their share prices might not move much, but the dividend attempts to make up for this.

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