EDGAR Definition

Bookmark and Share

EDGAR is Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval. EDGAR is an electronic system developed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). EDGAR permits companies to electronically file documents required for securities offerings and ongoing disclosure obligations with the SEC. EDGAR became fully operational mid-1995.

Learn new Accounting Terms

ACCRUED VACATION see ACCRUED LIABILITY.

PLEDGED ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE is short-term borrowing from financial institutions where the loan is secured by accounts receivable. The lender may physically take the accounts receivable but typically has recourse to the borrower; also called discounting of accounts receivable.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.