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A dividend is paid per share of stock — if you own 30 shares in a company and that company pays $2 in annual cash dividends, you will receive $60 per year.
Dividend income is defined by the IRS as any distribution of an entity’s property to its shareholders.
In the short term, stock dividends are not free money because when a company pays a dividend, its stock price decreases by a like amount.