Bird In Hand

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Definition: Bird In Hand

Bird In Hand

Full Definition of Bird In Hand

The belief that investors prefer stocks that are currently paying dividends to stocks whose value may grow through capital appreciation. The belief is based on the assumption that most people prefer certainty (dividends) to speculation (capital appreciation).

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Bird In Hand are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

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