Placement Ratio

Business / Finance / Placement Ratio: The percentages of last week's new municipal bond offerings that have been bought from the underwriters, according to the Bond Buyer newspaper.

Other Words for Placement

Placement Verb Synonyms: arrangement, placing, position, distribution, array, disposition, deployment, positioning, stationing, organization, order, ordering, location, locating, arraying, emplacement, emplacing
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Other Words for Ratio

Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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Partial Obscuration

Science / Weather / Partial Obscuration: Denotes that 1/8th or more of the sky, but not all of the sky, is hidden by any surface-based phenomena in the atmosphere, excluding precipitation. It often reduces horizontal visibility but not the v MORE

Payout Ratio

Business / Finance / Payout Ratio: Generally, the proportion of earnings paid out to the common stockholders as cash dividends. More specifically, the firm's cash dividend divided by the firm's earnings in the same reporting period. MORE

Parity Ratio

Business / Agriculture / Parity Ratio: The ratio of the prices received index, 1910-14=100, to the prices paid index on a 1910-14=100 base (called the parity index). The parity ratio is a measure of relative price relationships. It is not MORE

Packer Concentration

Business / Agriculture / Packer Concentration: The degree to which a few large firms dominate total sales within segments of the meat packing industry, which, some farmers and other critics contend, can cause or at least contribute to lower prices MORE

Outplacement

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Outplacement: A benefit offered by the employer to displaced employees that may consist of such services as job counseling, training and job-finding assistance. MORE

P-E Ratio

Business / Finance / P-E Ratio: Current stock price divided by trailing annual earnings per share or expected annual earnings per share. Assume XYZ Co. sells for $25.50 per share and has earned $2.55 per share this year; $25.50 = 10 MORE

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