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Definition:

Details of the trading crowd for a stock, such as the major players, their sizes, and the outside market +/- an eighth.

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Payout ratio

Generally, the proportion of earnings paid out to the common stockholders as dividends. Morespecifically, the firm's cash dividend divided by the firm's earnings in the same reporting period.

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