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Accumulate

Broker/analyst recommendation that could mean slightly different things depending on the broker/analyst. In general, it means to increase the number of shares of a particular security over the near term, but not to liquidate other parts of the portfolio to buy a security that might skyrocket. A buy recommendation, but not an urgent buy.

Accumulation

1. The gradual purchase of a single security over a long period of time as opposed to a single purchase all at once. This is done to avoid causing fluctuations in price. See also: Distribution, Accumulation Area.

2. See: Market Outperform.

accumulate

To purchase a relatively large amount of stock in a firm during a given period. Compare distribute.
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Although in the past, Lobo clearly has needed up to $450,000 in accumulated earnings ($1,500,000 x 30%) to afford the equipment necessary to produce revenue, the change in lending policies eliminated that need for capital as a valid reason for accumulating income.
Analyses of the peat cores suggest that the western-Siberian bogs have been steadily accumulating vegetation since the last ice age, says Laurence C.
The lineshaft conveyor provides solutions for conveying and accumulating firm-based items, and has a modular construction.
Among the basic principles the author espouses, one comes up repeatedly throughout the book and probably constitutes the very essence of individual economic triumph: what motivates magnates isn't the goal of making money but rather the pleasure they take in the constant exercise of accumulating wealth.
Presumably, [the body] wants to get rid of cells that are accumulating a lot of lipids," but this is pure speculation, says Schaffer.
In addition, the AET also strengthens the prohibition against accumulating investment earnings in a corporate shell, particularly if the economic benefit of those earnings is made available to the corporation's shareholders.
The company responded that it had been accumulating the earnings for a potential stock repurchase based on an adverse ruling in a family lawsuit.
531 was designed as a penalty tax on a corporate taxpayer unreasonably accumulating earnings, rather than distributing them as dividends (which would subject them to shareholder level tax).
Then somewhere along the way, oxygen molecules began accumulating in the oceans and atmosphere, a development that eventually allowed large, multicellular animals to evolve.
The Company may, at its option, through May 2008, pay all dividends accumulating under the Series C Preferred through a payment-in-kind feature.
The tax avoidance purpose need not be the only purpose for accumulating earnings - if it is only one of the purposes, the AET can be applicable.