plowback
noun see plow back

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plowback — /plow bak /, n. 1. a reinvestment of earnings or profits in a business enterprise. 2. the money thus reinvested. [1945 50; n. use of v. phrase plow back] * * * …   Universalium

  • plowback — n. reinvestment of profits into a business; profit reinvested into a business …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plowback — plow•back [[t]ˈplaʊˌbæk[/t]] n. ban bus a reinvestment of earnings or profits in a business enterprise • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • plowback — /plow bak /, n. 1. a reinvestment of earnings or profits in a business enterprise. 2. the money thus reinvested. [1945 50; n. use of v. phrase plow back] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plowback Ratio — A fundamental analysis ratio that measures the amount of earnings retained after dividends have been paid out. This is the opposite of the payout ratio, which measures the amount of dividends that are paid out as a percentage of earnings. Also… …   Investment dictionary

  • Plowback rate — Related: retention rate. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • plowback rate — Related: retention rate …   Financial and business terms

  • Earnings retention ratio — Plowback rate. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • earnings retention ratio — plowback rate. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Earnings growth — In investments, earnings growth refers to the annual rate of growth of earnings. When the dividend payout ratio is same, the dividend growth rate is equal to the earnings growth rate.Earnings growth rate is a key value that is needed when the DCF …   Wikipedia

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