Equalizing dividend

Definition:

Special dividends received by investors of a firm for income the investor lost because the firm altered the dividends payment schedule.

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Deferred compensation

An amount that has been earned but is not actually paid until a later date, typically through a payment plan, pension, or stock option plan.

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