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DEFINITION of 'Cum Dividend'

When a buyer of a security is entitled to receive a dividend that has been declared, but not paid.

 

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BREAKING DOWN 'Cum Dividend'

Cum dividend means "with dividend." A stock trades cum-dividend up until the ex-dividend date . On or after this point, the stock trades without its dividend rights.

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