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Accumulation area

A range within which a buyer accumulates shares of a stock. See: On-balance volume and distribution area.
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Accumulation Area

A price range in which buyers buy large numbers of shares of a stock. One can identify an accumulation area if a stock only rarely falls below a certain price. On-balance Volume Method analysts use accumulation areas to recommend stock purchases because they believe such stocks will attract large numbers of buyers. See also: Distribution area.
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accumulation area

In technical analysis, a rectangular-shaped chart formation produced when insiders and other knowledgeable investors purchase shares of stock from the public and characterized by little price movement but relatively heavy volume. If an accumulation area can be identified, it indicates a time to buy. Compare distribution area. See also rectangle.
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The number of conveyor lines delivering cases to an accumulation area grew to 17--nine lines from one area and eight lines from another.
The collar may or may not be visible and does not extend past the follicular relic accumulation area. In the P2 class (c and d) follicular relics are present in all ovarioles and at high enough densities to cause bulging.
With the help of the CP it is possible to estimate whether a certain spot in the lake sediment surface is situated in an accumulation or erosion zone: CP < 2 means the accumulation area, 2 < CP < 3 means the transition area and CP > 3 means the erosion area (Terasmaa 2005a, 2005b).
Considering area change basin by basin, the largest percentage reductions in glacier area occurred in basins with a hypsometry such that a 100 m rise in the equilibrium line altitude would have resulted in a large change in the accumulation area ratio (proportion of the basin lying in the accumulation area).
'There should be two parts to a glacier: an accumulation area and an ablation area'.
The resulting mini-stacks of boards are then transported onto the board stacker accumulation area where a row is formed.
In shallower areas the content of coarse fractions is higher and the [F.sub.36] values that could characterize the accumulation area vary from 0.2 to 0.9.
Prior to injection, the amount of captured material in the accumulation area will be determined by three factors: length of machine stroke, pressure established at the end of recovery, and viscosity.
Finally, parts travel to an accumulation area, where specially designed fixtures receive them as they complete their route.
Massachusetts DEP reported that during inspections conducted last year, department personnel determined that the company allegedly failed to provide adequate security for its waste oil accumulation area, failed to post signs, keep adequate records and properly delineate waste oil accumulation areas, failed to label hazardous waste and waste oil containers and failed to keep potentially incompatible wastes separated.
In addition to violating air pollution standards three years ago, the DEP also cited the company for not properly labeling waste drums, installing proper signs in or delineating its hazardous waste accumulation area.