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Definition of Straight voting

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Straight voting

A shareholder may cast all of his votes for each candidate for the board of directors.



Related Terms:

Block voting

A group of shareholders banding together to vote their shares in a single block.


Cumulative voting

A system of voting for directors of a corporation in which shareholder's total number of
votes is equal to his number of shares held times the number of candidates.


cumulative voting

voting system in which all the votes one shareholder is allowed to cast can be cast for one candidate for the board of directors.


Euro straight

A fixed-rate coupon Eurobond.


Majority voting

voting system under which each director is voted upon separately. Related: cumulative voting.



majority voting

voting system in which each director is voted on separately.


Straight-line

A method of depreciation.


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Straight line depreciation

An equal dollar amount of depreciation in each accounting period.


STRAIGHT-LINE DEPRECIATION

A depreciation method that depreciates an asset the same amount for each year of its estimated
life.


straight-line depreciation

This depreciation method allocates a uniform
amount of the cost of long-lived operating assets (fixed assets) to each
year of use. It is the basic alternative to the accelerated depreciation
method. When using the straight-line method, a business may estimate a
longer life for a fixed asset than when using the accelerated method
(though not necessarily in every case). Both methods are allowed for
income tax and under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).


straight-line depreciation

Constant depreciation for each year of the asset’s accounting life.


Straight value

Also called investment value, the value of a convertible security without the con-version option.


Voting rights

The right to vote on matters that are put to a vote of security holders. For example the right to
vote for directors.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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