Final Dividend


DEFINITION of 'Final Dividend'

The final dividend declared at a company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) for any given year. This amount is calculated after all financial statements are recorded and the directors are aware of the company's profitability and financial health.

BREAKING DOWN 'Final Dividend'

A term used more frequently in the United Kingdom, the final dividend is generally the largest payout by a company for a given year.

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