Holder of record date

Definition:

The date on which holders of record in a firm's stock ledger are designated as the recipients of either dividends or stock rights. Also called date of record or record date.

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Effective margin (EM)

Used with SAT performance measures, the amount equal to the net earned spread, or margin of income, on assets in excess of financing costs for a given interest rate and prepayment rate scenario.

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