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Definition: Accretive


Full Definition of Accretive

Accretive is an adjective used to describe mergers or acquisitions that increase the earnings per share of the acquirer.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Accretive. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 26, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Accretive. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 26, 2022).
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Accretive. Retrieved January 26, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Accretive are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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