Definition of Stock dividend
1. Noun. A dividend paid in stock rather than in cash.
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Literary usage of Stock dividend
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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"If a stock dividend having incidents like those of this transaction, be within the Act, ... The subject-matter of a stock dividend is a thing created, ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"However, if the action of the corporation in declaring a dividend amounts in substance to a declaration of a stock dividend, its character as a distribution ..."
3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1921)
"But later In the report giving, as customary In the Manual the dividend record of the company, the Manual says: "A stock dividend of 200 per cent, ..."
4. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1918)
"If the corporation has neither unissued stock nor stock in the treasury, permission to increase its capitalization must be secured before a stock dividend ..."
5. A Trustee's Handbook by Augustus Peabody Loring (1907)
"In determining what is a cash dividend and what is a stock dividend, substance and not form is regarded, and often it is difficult to decide -to which class ..."
6. The Financial Policy of Corporations by Arthur Stone Dewing (1920)
"Especially is this true when the directors of a corporation have acted in such a manner as to create a feeling that a stock dividend is to be expected at a ..."