Interim Dividend

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DEFINITION of 'Interim Dividend'

A dividend payment made before a company's AGM and final financial statements. This declared dividend usually accompanies the company's interim financial statements.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Interim Dividend'

his is used more frequently in the United Kingdom, where it is usual for dividend payments to occur semi-annually. The interim dividend is generally the smaller of the 2 payments made to shareholders.

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