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- adj. Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth - Glanvill
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to accretion; increasing or adding by growth; growing; accrescent: as, “the accretive motion of plants,”
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- adj. growing by accretion
"However, it is positive to see that also for Hannover Re the claims will be manageable and long-term accretive," the analyst wrote.
Furthermore, the company's proposal to split into two separate entities is expected to be long-term accretive.
However, there are some wonderful opportunities out there and if they fit the criteria you set and we're reasonably near term accretive, and fit what we wanted to do, then I think that we would stretch and get some things done.
We still believe this thing is near-term accretive, very excited about our management team there.
And from a margin point of view, it is accretive, which is why we like the business, and we like the brand.
The guidance I think that we gave on the acquisition was that monogram would be slightly accreted this year, and so Q1 was better than Q4 in terms of the drag, but we still are not to breakeven to slightly accretive, which is where we expect to be by the end of the year.
"EPS accretive" -- not sure how 'accretive' is such a big deal or what 'accretive' really means.
Microsoft is positioning Office Web Apps as an "accretive" technology that will grow with gradual user adoption.
Goldman Sachs Highlighted Some Great Dividend Plays: ABT, VZ, PM, FTR, MO, more ... curious Bug on Sep 28, 2009 at 10: 37 PM Sorry to ask a fundamental question - can someone explain in plain English what 'accretive' means and it's implications - as far as timelines on profitability of merger?
Already, press release says it all: even before any of the obligatory mention of long-term synergies and growth possibilities, Oracle assures shareholders the deal will be "accretive".
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