Distribution period

Definition:

The few days between the Board of Directors' declaration of a stock dividend (declaration date) and the date of record, or the date an individual must own shares to be entitled to a dividend.

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Noninsured plans

Defined benefit pension plans that are not guaranteed by life insurance products. Related: Insured plans.

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