Accumulated Dividend

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Accumulated Dividend

Quick Summary of Accumulated Dividend

A dividend which is due to holders of cumulative preference shares but which has not yet been paid. The amount is carried forward on the company’s books as a liability until it is paid.

Cite Term

To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Accumulated Dividend. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. June 14, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Accumulated Dividend. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: June 14, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Accumulated Dividend. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Accumulated Dividend are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 26th April, 2020 | 1 Views.