Similar financial termsCum dividend
Phrase used to indicate that a stock is selling with a recently declared right or dividend.
When appended to the share price, this means “including”. Thus a share price quoted cum dividend (or cum div), implies that you will receive the next, and announced, dividend if you buy the shares.
Accumulated Benefit Obligation (ABO)
An approximate measure of the liability of a plan in the event of a termination at the date the calculation is performed. Related: projected benefit obligation.
Non-cumulative preferred stock
Preferred stock whose holders must forgo dividend payments when the company misses a dividend payment.
Cumulative abnormal return (CAR)
Sum of the differences between the expected return on a stock and the actual return that comes from the release of news to the market.
Cumulative dividend feature
A requirement that any missed preferred or preference stock dividends be paid in full before any common dividend payment is made.
Cumulative preferred stock
Preferred stock whose dividends accrue, should the issuer not make timely dividend payments.
Cumulative probability distribution
A function that shows the probability that the random variable will attain a value less than or equal to each value that the random variable can take on.
Cumulative Translation Adjustment (CTA) account
An entry in a translated balance sheet in which gains and/or losses from translation have been accumulated over a period of years. The CTA account is required under the FASB No. 52 rule.
A system of voting for directors of a corporation in which shareholder's total number of votes is equal to his number of shares held times the number of candidates.
Anything that affects or limits the fee simple title to a property, such as mortgages, leases, easements, or restrictions.
An new share issue to existing shareholders giving them the right to buy new shares at a predetermined price.
Issuance of "rights" to current shareholders allowing them to purchase additional shares,usually at a discount to market price. Shareholders who do not exercise these rights are usually diluted by the offering. Rights are often transferable, allowing the holder to sell them on the open market to others who may wish to exercise them. Rights offerings are particularly common to c ...
Purchase of shares in which the buyer is entitled to the rights to buy shares in the company's rights issue.
The right to vote on matters that are put to a vote of security holders. For example the right to vote for directors.
Special drawing rights (SDR)
A form of international reserve assets, created by the IMF in 1967, whose value is based on a portfolio of widely used currencies.
Shares trading with rights attached to them.
Rights of individuals and companies to own and utilize property as they see fit and to receive the stream of income that their property generates.
The rights of a firm's securityholders in the event the firm liquidates.