turnover rate

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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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We controlled for prestige based on the assumption that more prestigious departments would be likely to hold higher standards for promotion and, as a consequence, to have potentially higher rates of turnover.
The limited explanatory power of the models shown in Table 5 probably reflects the very low rates of turnover at this level.
This suggests, as previously noted, that high levels of absenteeism would be ordinarily accompanied by lower rates of turnover.
However, while the demand for affordable, quality care for young children is on the rise, the realities of the early care and education (ECE) field present a different picture: understaffed centers, high rates of turnover among caregivers, and an educationally bifurcated workforce (with caregivers either on the low or high end of the educational spectrum).
Ray feels that many organizations are afflicted with hardships such as low morale, lack of employee engagement, high rates of turnovers and absenteeism, and lack of productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction.