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Poison pill

Any tactic by a company designed to avoid a hostile 

Takeover

. One example is the issuance of 

Preferred stock

 that gives shareholders the 

Right

 to 

Redeem

 their shares at a premium after the 

Takeover

.



Related Terms: 9

Heir

,

OID

,

Preferred stock

,

Redeem

,

Right

,

Shareholder

,

Share

,

Takeover

,

Void


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Category: Mergers_and_Acquisitions


Starting With: P


Semi Related Terms: 445  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

10-K

,

19c3 stock

,

Accrual of discount

,

After-tax basis

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

American Depositary Share

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

After acquired clause

,

After-acquired collateral

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

After-tax contributions

,

Across the board

,

After-tax

,

After-hours trading

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bust-up takeover

,

B shares

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Borrowed stock

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion premium

,

Code of procedure

,

Cumulative preferred

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

Directed share program

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dirty stock

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fixed premium

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Finance company

,

Friendly takeover

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Good Til Canceled

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High-tech stock

,

Holding company

,

Heir

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

Insurance premium

,

Identified shares

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Institutional shares

,

Investment company

,

I/O strip

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Limited company

,

Level premium insurance

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual company

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Marginable stock

,

Money at call

,

Management company

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Non-cumulative preferred

,

Nonvoting stock

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

OID

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Offshore company

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end management company

,

Option holder

,

Option premium

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Preferred debt

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Participating preferred

,

Preference shares

,

Preferred shares

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Preferred Provider Organization

,

Premium raid

,

Public company

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Premium income

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private company

,

Preservation of capital

,

Painting the tape

,

Qualifying share

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Redeem

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Redeemable shares

,

Restricted stock

,

Right

,

Red herring

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Roll over

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk premium

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SG&A

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

Series EE bond

,

Stock buyback

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Second preferred stock

,

Shareholder

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Single stock futures

,

Special Drawing Right

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Secondary stock

,

Share

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Synthetic stock

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Shareholder value

,

Share price

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Take delivery

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Takeover

,

Takeover target

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Take profits

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting right

,

Voting stock

,

Void

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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