A formal annual report required by the SEC of publicly traded companies, which must include specific information about the prior year’s financial performance, such as audited financial statements.
See also: Annual report, Financial statements, SEC
Martin always examines a company’s10-Kin addition to its glossy annual
report before deciding whether to invest.
An earnings distribution that is due but not yet distributed to a preferred stockholder.
See also: Cumulative preferred stock, Dividend, Preferred stock
The shareholders were glad when theiraccumulated dividendswere finally
When one company buys another company (called the “target company”), usually by purchasing the target company’s stock.
See also: Hostile takeover, Takeover bid
Theacquisitionof Lion Joe Aviation raised the aviation company’s stock
almost immediately because of LJA’s excellent reputation.
The price activity of a security right after its initial public offering.
See also: IPO
Although the stock price skyrocketed initially, itsafter-market performance
Following the close of the stock market. Based on the NYSE, which ends the daily trading session by ringing a bell.
See also: Closing tick, New York Stock Exchange
In the last few minutes of trading, there tends to be a frantic push so brokers
aren’t holding ordersafter the bell.