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Who can take a dividend?

The shareholders of a company who appear in the register of members are usually entitled to receive dividends on an equal basis. Share classes (or alphabet shares, such as ‘A’ shares, ‘B’ shares etc.) are utilised when a company wants to vary one or all of the core rights so that they do not rank equally.

Updated on 8th June 2023

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