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Accumulate

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.

Accumulation

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.

accumulate

To purchase a relatively large amount of stock in a firm during a given period. Compare distribute.
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It remains to be seen whether other AET cases will be decided in favor of taxpayers when the specific risks of their industry are accepted as a reason for accumulating E&P.
In addition, bank covenants, which prevent the payment of dividends or require certain levels of working capital, should be taken into account since they evidence a nonprohibited purpose for accumulating earnings.
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Concerning the amendment to the Stockholder Rights Plan, Kelly Monahan, President of the Company stated: "this provides more flexibility to our institutional investors in accumulating our common stock and holding it for investment.
The company chose to sell out of its mortgage loan positions and protect shareholder value rather than continue to expose the company to further market risk while accumulating these loans for securitization.
Also with more people accumulating wealth, the death benefits can be used to pay estate taxes when the last person dies, preserving the estate for the surviving beneficiaries.
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