Accretion

Accretion,

Definition of Accretion:

  1. Accretion refers to the gradual and incremental growth of assets and earnings growth to business expansion, a company's internal growth, or mergers and acquisitions. .

  2. Increase in land area due to the permanent retreat of the high-water mark of a water front property or by soil deposition by river, stream, or sea waters. See also reliction.

  3. The process of growth or increase, typically by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter.

  4. In finance, accretion is also the accumulation of capital gains an investor expects to receive after purchasing a bond at a discount and holding until maturity. The most well-known applications of financial accretion include zero-coupon bonds or cumulative preferred stock.

  5. Increase in value of certain assets (such as land, liquor, livestock, and timber) due to passage of time, and which can be turned into cash (realized) only upon eventual sale of the asset.

  6. Increase in the value of a firm through internal expansion, acquisitions, and/or mergers.

Synonyms of Accretion

Accumulation, Collecting, Gathering, Amassing, Cumulation, Accrual, Growth, Formation, Enlargement, Increase, Gain, Augmentation, Rise, Mushrooming, Snowballing

How to use Accretion in a sentence?

  1. In finance, accretion is also the accumulation of capital gains an investor expects to receive after purchasing a bond at a discount and holding until maturity.
  2. Accretion refers to the gradual and incremental growth of assets and earnings growth to business expansion, a company's internal growth, or mergers and acquisitions. .
  3. The accretion of sediments in coastal mangroves.
  4. The rate of accretion is determined by dividing a bond's discount by the number of years in its term to maturity.

Meaning of Accretion & Accretion Definition