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Turnover rate

Measures trading activity during a particular period. Portfolios with high turnover rates incur higher transaction costs and are more likely to distribute capital gains, which are taxable to nonretirement accounts.

Turnover Rate

The ratio at which a fund or portfolio trades the securities in it. A higher turnover rate indicates active management; if it becomes very high, this may indicate that the broker or manager is trading securities for the sake of collecting more in fees. It is calculated as the trading volume of the fund or portfolio as a percentage of the entire portfolio. See also: Prudent person rule.

turnover rate

1. The trading volume in a particular stock during a time period (generally one year) as a percentage of the total number of shares of that stock outstanding. The turnover rate adjusts for the differences in outstanding shares and provides a measure of the relative activity in a stock.
2. For an investment company, the volume of shares traded as a percentage of the number of shares in the company's portfolio. A high turnover rate may indicate excessive trading and commissions.

turnover rate

The rate at which tenants or clients depart and are replaced.

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Directors unanimously talked about needing to "increase staff salary and improve staff benefits" in order to reduce the rate of turnover.
Ideal for developing a company is when the cost per thousand RON turnover to decline, and efficient expenditure increased turnover, which means that the growth rate of turnover ahead of the growth rate of expenditure.
NA Standing Committee on Finance chairperson Fozia Wahab said that the FBR Member Direct Tax Policy Israr Rauf had made commitment with the committee to reduce the rate of turnover tax from one to 0.
She focuses on the rate of turnover among the self-employed and the factors determining it, especially the role played by aggregate and local economic conditions.
The hospital also has a better-than-average rate of turnover for men in nursing--7 percent for male nurses, as compared to 15 percent for all nurses.
The low pay is leading to a high rate of turnover in many positions.
Though the researchers aren't sure why that is, one idea is that the high rate of turnover among placental cells might shatter long strings of DNA into strands much shorter than those of maternal origin.
The lower trigger level implies a lower rate of turnover.
These studies show that homecare workers receiving medical benefits have a lower rate of turnover and a higher level of workforce stability.
Bourdeau recommends a company try to establish relationships with at least two people in a branch given the high rate of turnover in many banking positions.
NEW ORLEANS -- Of all the factors that contribute to bone strength, the rate of turnover may be most clinically relevant, David Dempster, Ph.
7 percentage points, and a rate of turnover growth of 4.