ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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J as the fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol indicates that the issue is the voting stock of the company.
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TENDER is to offer a product for sale at a specified price. A tender is issued usually in response to a specific request from a potential purchaser, e.g. government procurement.
VERTICAL INTEGRATION is the extent to which a firm owns its upstream suppliers and its downstream buyers. Control upstream is referred to as backward integration (towards suppliers of raw material), while control of activities downstream (towards the eventual buyer) is referred to as forward integration.