Payout period

Payout period

The time period during which withdrawals from a retirement account or annuity are paid.

Payout Period

1. The period of time during which benefits on an annuity or retirement account are paid.

2. In entrepreneurship, a period of time in which cash flow is negative. This especially applies to an early part of a company's history before it has recovered start-up costs and operating expenses.

3. In stocks, dividends per share divided by earnings per share, expressed as a percentage. Stock analysts use this ratio to compute how much of a company's profits it pays in dividends, and perhaps how that compares to other, similar companies. Stockholders prefer companies that pay more in dividends.
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To keep the cash flow of the deal positive, the transaction is more likely to have a lower multiple and longer payout period for the portion of the deal that is treated as a sale.
According to him, this online product would give 135% of the premium as a return to the policy holder over the payout period besides offering the death benefit at 10 times of the premium.
There are a variety of payout options available for additional security, including a minimum payout period and survivor guaranteed payments to help a surviving spouse.
Many agreements include a limit on collections over the payout period so that any increase in collections attributable to the buyer's effOrts goes to the buyer.
Monthly payouts are provided to help cover the cost of long-term care, with the payout period often spread over 24 to 48 months and can continue until the entire face amount of the policy is depleted.
Later, in a summary section of the buyout, the non-compete clause says: "During the 10-year payout period, Moos will not accept a position as athletic director at any BCS college or university west of the Mississippi River.
The premium paid by you, the tenure and your payout period will determine the amount of payout made on your policy ( See box).
Compared to conventional term products, savings can range from 7% to 40%, depending upon the duration of the payout period.
However, the IRA owner can "turn on or off" the income stream by adjusting the payout period, and the owner can reinvest annuity income into the fund portfolio within the IRA.
If death occurs before retirement, $50,000 will be paid each year for 10 years to the executive's family and, in the event of death during the retirement payout period, any remaining payments will be continued to the family or estate.
The first payout period in the second quarter gave each qualifying individual a $1070 check, while reducing the absence rate by nearly one-half, and costs per ton poured and costs per ton finished by $5 and $11, respectively.
Cahill said, "NLC opposes a payout period that would extend beyond 5 years after the petition date.