SPECIAL MEMORANDUM ACCOUNT Definition

Bookmark and Share

SPECIAL MEMORANDUM ACCOUNT (SMA) is a sub-account of a margin account for excess equity. It can be withdrawn or used to buy more securities.

Learn new Accounting Terms

INTANGIBLE ASSET is an asset that is not physical in nature. Examples are things like copyrights, patents, intellectual property, or goodwill. An intangible asset is the opposite of tangible asset.

DISTRIBUTION TO OWNERS is payment of earnings to owners of a business organization in the form of a dividend. A dividend is a distribution to a corporations stockholders usually in cash; sometimes in the corporations stock and much less frequently in property (usually other securities).

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

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