Accumulation


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Accumulation

In the context of corporate finance, refers to profits that are added to the capital base of the company rather than paid out as dividends. See: Accumulated profits tax.
In the context of investments, refers to the purchase by an institutional broker of a large number of shares over a period of time in order to avoid pushing the price of that share up.
In the context of mutual funds, refers to the regular investing of a fixed amount while reinvesting dividends and capital gains.

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.

accumulation

The purchase of a particular security throughout a period of time. For example, the accumulation of a substantial quantity of a stock by a portfolio manager may take place over a period of several weeks or months in order to avoid driving up the price of the stock. An individual's accumulation of shares of a mutual fund may occur over a period of many years.
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accumulation in the anterior cingulate, posterior cingulate-precuneus, and parietal regions (B coefficient = 0.031, 0.038, and 0.033, respectively).
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