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Accumulation

In the context of corporate finance, refers to profits that are added to the capital base of the company rather than paid out as dividends. See: Accumulated profits tax.
In the context of investments, refers to the purchase by an institutional broker of a large number of shares over a period of time in order to avoid pushing the price of that share up.
In the context of mutual funds, refers to the regular investing of a fixed amount while reinvesting dividends and capital gains.

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.

accumulation

The purchase of a particular security throughout a period of time. For example, the accumulation of a substantial quantity of a stock by a portfolio manager may take place over a period of several weeks or months in order to avoid driving up the price of the stock. An individual's accumulation of shares of a mutual fund may occur over a period of many years.
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monthly, quarterly), as well as the identification of options to mitigate sizable concentrations, such as strategic uses of reinsurance, hedges and/or actively working sizable accumulations down.
Therefore, evaluations of chemical composition and accumulation of nutrients in the various plant organs provide important information for the understanding on the nutritional demands of the crops, since such information can be later used as a reference to calculate the dose of nutrients to be supplied to plants through fertilization (Laviola & Dias, 2008).
One basis for the natural accumulation rule is that natural accumulation of ice and snow is open and obvious.
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Tax deferral period for accumulation distributions from foreign trusts: A new method has been established for calculating the tax deferral period for which interest is charged.
The accumulation of material in these systems may be due to inadequate carrying velocities in the duct system, by improperly designed hoppers (low-valley angles or dead spaces) or by leaky discharge valves in the collectors.
The tremendous advancement of North Slope drilling technology during the development of the large oil accumulations has provided for a tremendous cost saving in the drilling of each well.
Since the goal is accumulation, all of the money is invested in growth stocks that pay little or no dividend.
With either an annuity or a mutual fund, the participant bas the right to withdraw the accumulation at any time but with different consequences.
DCMT 1, series 2003-4, subseries 2, accumulation period shortened to 11 months from 12 months;
has formed a specialized project team to identify a more scientific, practical approach to cargo accumulation modeling.