StockWatch

Definition:

A stock surveillance program offered by proxy solicitation firms, and selected transfer agents, to track and monitor sales and purchases of a corporation's shares and provide valuable information at the beneficial owner level.

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Return on sales

A measurement of operational efficiency equalingnet pre-tax profits divided by net sales expressed as a percentage.

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