COMMON STOCK Definition

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COMMON STOCK is the most frequently issued class of stock; usually it provides a voting right but is secondary to preferred stock in dividend and liquidation rights.

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WIP is an acronym for Work in Process/Progress. Usually refers to inventory that has value added from labor or additional processing. When considered for inventory value, the value of the raw material plus the value added component is accounted for in determining the value of that inventory at that point in the process.

LONG-TERM RECEIVABLE, in accounting, is any receivable that is scheduled or projected for receipt in greater than a 12-month period, e.g. notes receivable or a receivable in litigation.

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