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Actuarial Gains and Losses - Foreign
Definition
Actuarial Gains and Losses – Foreign represents the change in the value of either the projected benefit obligation or the plan assets resulting from experience different from that assumed or from a change in an actuarial assumption.
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Actuarial Gains and Losses - Post-Retirement
Definition
Actuarial Gains and Losses - Post-Retirement represents the change in the value of either the projected benefit obligation or the plan assets resulting from experience different from that assumed or from a change in an actuarial assumption.
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Additional Paid-In Capital
Definition
Additional Paid-In Capital represents capital contributed by shareholders in excess of par value of common stock in return for shares issued to them.
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Adjusted FFO (AFFO)
Definition
Adjusted FFO (AFFO) represents Funds from Operations (FFO) adjusted for unusual and/or extraordinary items. Funds from Operations (FFO) is used by real estate and other investment trusts to define the cash flow from trust operations.
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Adjusted FFO per Share (Basic)
Definition
Adjusted FFO per Share (Basic) represents Adjusted Funds from Operations (AFFO) divided by the basic weighted average shares for the period. AFFO represents Funds from Operations (FFO) adjusted for unusual and/or extraordinary items.
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Adjusted FFO per Share (Diluted)
Definition
Adjusted FFO per Share (Diluted) represents Adjusted Funds from Operations (AFFO) divided by the diluted weighted average shares for the period. AFFO represents Funds from Operations (FFO) adjusted for unusual and/or extraordinary items.
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Advertising Expense
Definition
Advertising Expense represents the cost of advertising media and promotional expenses. Advertising Expense may include outsourced advertising expenses for marketing.
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Advertising Expense, Supplemental
Definition
Advertising Expense - Supplemental represents the cost of advertising, media and promotional expenses. It may include outsourced advertising expenses for marketing.
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Aggressive Growth Definition
Definition
Aggressive Growth investors employ an extreme version of the growth style. This can be seen by their propensity to hold the stocks of companies that are growing their revenue and EPS extremely quickly, are in an early stage of their life cycle, or have minimal or no current earnings.
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Aircraft Stage, Average Length (Kilometers)
Definition
Aircraft Stage, Average Length (Kilometers) captures the average distance flown per flight of an airline in kilometers.