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Definition: Fifth letter of Nasdaq stock symbol specifying issue is the company's first class of preferred shares.
P & I
Definition: Stands for principal and interest on bonds or mortgage-backed securities.
Definition: Profit and loss statement for a trader.
Definition: Purchase and sale statement. A statement provided by the broker showing change in the customer's net ledger balance after the offset of any previously established positions.
P&S (Purchase And Sale Statement)
Definition: A statement sent by a Futures Commission Merchant to a customer when any part of a futures position is offset, showing the number of contracts involved, the prices at which the contracts were bought or sold, the gross profit or loss, the commission charges, the net profit or loss on the transactions, and the balance. FCMs also send P&S Statements whenever any other event occurs that alters the account balance including when the customer deposits or withdraws margin and when the FCM places excess margin in interest bearing instruments for the customer's benefit.
Definition: Refers to west coast listed equity securities. See: Pacific Stock Exchange.
Definition: See: Price to book ratio
Definition: See: Price/earnings ratio
P/E Effect
Definition: That portfolios with low P/E stocks exhibit higher average risk-adjusted returns than those with high P/E stocks. Related: Value manager.
P/E Ratio
Definition: Current stock price divided by trailing annual earnings per share or expected annual earnings per share. Assume XYZ Co. sells for $25.50 per share and has earned $2.55 per share this year; $25.50 = 10 times $2.55. XYZ stock sells for ten times earnings.
Definition: See: Price to sales
Definition: Business slang, usually used in reference to startups or internet startup,refers to "path to profitability.".
Definition: The two-character ISO 3166 country Code for PANAMA.
Definition: The ISO 4217 currency code for the Panama Balboa.
Definition: See: Preauthorized checks
PAC Bond
Definition: Stands for Planned Amortization Class bond. A tranche class offered by some CMOs that has a sinking fund schedule and an ability to make principal payments that are not subordinated to other classes.
Pac-Man Strategy
Definition: Takeover defense strategy in which the prospective acquiree retaliates against the acquirer's tender offer by launching its own tender offer for the other firm.
Pacific Stock Exchange
Definition: Used for listed equity securities. Regional exchange located in Los Angeles and San Francisco; only U.S. exchange open between 4:00 and 4:30.