Abbreviation for the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles used by U.S. companies and determined by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a private, industry-sponsored organization.
General and Administrative Expenses
Expenses such as salaries, rents, advertising, and public relations.
A geometric average is the nth root of the product of n terms. If n = 3, the geometric average of the three numbers would be the cube (or third) root of the product of the three numbers.
An intangible asset that arises as a result of the acquisition of one company by another for a premium value.
Government Securities (Bank Industries)
Fixed-income debt obligations of the U.S. Government and federal
Numerical value used to create the "value line", a measure that
indicates the value of a stock
Gross Billings (Advertising Industry)
The aggregate outlays for advertising paid by clients to the
media. Billings generally serve as a basis for agency
Gross Dividend Declared Per ADR (American Depositary Receipts)
Dividends per ADR declared (but not necessarily paid) during the
company's fiscal year before any withholding taxes. For companies
based in the United Kingdom, dividends declared are net of the
Advance Corporation Tax.
Gross Dividends Declared per ADR
Dividends declared per American Depository Receipt (ADR) before
taxes are withheld
Gross Dividends Declared per ADS
Dividends declared per American Depository Share (ADS) before
taxes are withheld
Gross Dividends Declared per share
Dividends declared per common share before taxes are
Gross Equipment (Air Transport Industry)
The total of all flight equipment, ground stations, and other
property, and all equipment (including property under capital
lease) at original cost as reported by the airline company. Does
not include advance payments for new equipment.
Gross Equipment per share
Total equipment (before depreciation) per common share (for
Total revenues minus costs of goods sold (excluding depreciation
Gross Income (Financial Services Industry)
The total of interest on receivables, discounts, commissions,
service charges, and other revenues.
Gross Income (REIT and Thrift Industries)
All income earned in normal operations excluding nonrecurring
items such as gains from property sales.
Gross Income to Interest Ratio (Financial Services Industry)
Gross income divided by total interest paid.
Gross Loans (Bank Industries)
Total loans outstanding before deductions for loan-loss reserves and unearned income.
Gross Profit (total revenues minus the cost of goods sold, excluding depreciation and amortization) expressed as a percent of sales.
Gross Portfolio Yield (Investment Companies)
Gross annual income (before any expenses) divided by total
assets at year end, expressed as a percentage.
Gross Profit (Industrial and Retail Industries)
The income remaining after subtracting the cost of the goods sold. Gross Profit is income before other expenses such as general, selling, and administrative costs, interest, depreciation, and taxes.
Gross Property, Plant & Equipment
The total amount of long-term assets crucial to running business
operations, before depreciation.
Stocks of companies whose earnings are expected to grow at an above-average rate relative to the broader market.