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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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Since POC was closely related to total carbon content for our soils, it is unsurprising that total and POC were the best determinants of respiration and turnover rates both early and late in the incubation.
Between 2003 and the first quarter of 2008, the turnover rate for truckers was more than 100 percent, which meaning that a position was vacated and filled more than once within a year, according to the ATA.
Put another way, if your annual turnover rate is 100 percent and the turnover rate in time unit 1 is 20 percent, a five percent improvement in time unit one is a "save" of one person.
In addition to a lower portfolio turnover rate, index funds typically have lower management fees than do activity managed funds.
Not only do we get motivated employees," he says, "but we have reduced our recruiting costs and turnover rate is very low.
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A further look at the turnover rates showed that the female academics of the professorial grade recorded, on the average, the highest annual average rate for all category of leavers (25.
The educational preparation and tenure of the DON, salaries, opportunities for advancement, for/not-for-profit status, and location did not have a significant relationship with turnover rates.
Not surprisingly, turnover rates are enormous, and the effect on children is cause for serious concern.
Because of this and because of the lower turnover rates of older workers, it would seem that retraining older workers can be just as cost effective as retraining younger workers (Sheppard, 1986).
Demographic homogeneity is predicted to lead to lower turnover rates, not directly, but indirectly, by increasing the intervening variable of social integration.