Conversion Period

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Conversion Period

The time period during which an investor can exchange a convertible security for common stock.

Conversion Period

The period of time during which a convertible security may be exchanged for common stock. The length of the conversion period depends upon the particular security; sometimes it lasts until maturity and sometimes it expires. If a conversion period has an expiration date, the issuing company may extend it at its discretion. See also: Conversion ratio.

conversion period

The time during which a convertible security may be exchanged for other assets. Most conversion periods extend for the lives of the convertible securities (until maturity for bonds), although some periods are limited. A conversion period occasionally may be extended by the issuer.
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A retired 75-year-old male with a $1 million term policy could not afford to convert the policy that was nearing the end of its guaranteed premium and conversion periods.
Policies with five-, 10-, and 15-year durations have five-year conversion periods; 20- and 30-year durations have 10-year conversion periods during which the insured may convert the coverage into permanent life insurance without requiring additional underwriting or evidence of insurability;
For an additional premium, an extended conversion agreement allows the insured to extend the conversion period for the full duration of the policy or to age 75, whichever is earlier.
Five, 10, and 15 year durations have five-year conversion periods; 20- and 30-year durations have 10-year conversion periods during which the insured may convert the coverage into permanent life insurance without requiring additional underwriting or evidence of insurability;
Our analysis so far had shown that working capital and the speed of cash conversion are influenced by: inventories, receivables and payables conversion periods.
Other short inventories conversion periods could be observed in enterprises producing tobacco goods (20-42 days), publishing companies (26-31 days), producers of radio and TV equipment (25-39 days) and cars and trailers (23-36 days).
Also short receivables conversion periods could be observed in enterprises manufacturing coke and oil products (24-30 days), producing metals (40-57 days) and processing waste (33-56 days).
CPAs are good at analyzing a business statement, but a "dispassionate third party" can advise newly laid-off practitioners about preparing a financial plan and reviewing their health and life insurance needs before conversion periods expire.
Five, 10, and 15 year durations have five year conversion periods; 20 and 30 year durations have 10 year conversion periods during which the insured may convert the coverage into permanent life insurance without requiring additional underwriting or evidence of insurability;
Nasdaq: ENZN) today announced the results from the recent tender and increased conversion periods of the 4 percent convertible notes due in 2013.
The enhanced conversion period has expired and the original conversion rate of 104.
Subsequent to the expiration of the increased conversion period and the repurchase period, the Company's outstanding principal balance of the notes is now $134.