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Conversion ratio

Applies mainly to convertible securities. Relationship that determines how many shares of common stock will be received in exchange for each convertible bond or preferred stock when a conversion takes place. It is determined at the time of issue and is expressed either as a ratio or as a conversion price from which the ratio can be figured by dividing the par value of the convertible by the conversion price.

Conversion Ratio

The number of common shares obtainable for each convertible security should the investor exercise the convertible option. A higher ratio means that more common shares are available per convertible security. It is calculated using the following formula: Conversion Ratio = Face Value of Convertible Security / Conversion Price.

conversion ratio

The number of shares of stock into which a convertible security may be exchanged. The ratio for a convertible bond is calculated by dividing the principal amount of the bond by the conversion price.
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The spread of conversion rates currently offered by the SLI companies, ranging from 5.
This is why we often see conversion rates lower on weekends compared to weekdays, as people tend to shop together in a group on weekends.
Despite the Collaborative's admonition to OPOs to enroll hospitals that needed to improve, conversion rates in 2002 among participating hospitals and nonparticipating hospitals in the top 300 were similar (52 percent).
Conversion rates can be updated as required from recognized reference sources according to company policy.
Studies in industrialized countries show annual conversion rates ranging from 0.
03(b) of the indentures, GM Financial is required to give notice of the amounts by which the conversion rates of the Notes have been increased.
The dramatic rise in PPD conversion rates in hospitals with outbreaks may result as much from nonspecific boosting as from true nosocomial transmission and acquisition of M.
4 The Nielsen//NetRatings conversion rates represent the percentage of people who buy something at an online retail site compared with the total number of people who visit that site.
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a global supplier of application infrastructure software used to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications, today announced that Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has deployed the Progress([R]) EasyAsk([R]) search, navigation and merchandising platform and gained a 30 percent increase in its website conversion rates.
Additionally, retailers using the EasyAsk platform achieved the highest online conversion rates among all users of commercially available E-commerce search and navigation technologies during nine of the 12 months in 2006.
Online reviews play an important role in 2007 as we drive toward higher conversion rates, and we chose PowerReviews because we think their reviews are the most helpful to shoppers in making informed purchase decisions, which we think directly impacts conversion rates.
Recent promotions around the holiday season and Valentine's Day drew high open and click-thru rates as well as increased conversion rates.