Outstanding Dividends


Dividend checks which have been mailed to shareholders of record but not yet cashed. Funds are held until the check is paid, reissued or escheated to the state as abandoned property.

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Acid test ratio

Also called the quick ratio, the ratio of current assets minus inventories, accruals, and prepaid items to current liabilities.

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