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Broker/analyst recommendation that could mean slightly different things depending on the broker/analyst. In general, it means to increase the number of shares of a particular security over the near term, but not to liquidate other parts of the portfolio to buy a security that might skyrocket. A buy recommendation, but not an urgent buy.


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.


To purchase a relatively large amount of stock in a firm during a given period. Compare distribute.
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This agreement is just the initial step of this strategic partnership, where we see tremendous potential," says Stefan Hultberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Accumulate.
Carbon dioxide continued to accumulate in the atmosphere, but at a rate slower than that predicted from fossil fuel emissions.
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