172 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
DMA Direct market access
EAR Effective annual rate
EAY Effective Annual Yield
EBIT Earnings before interest and taxes
EBITDA Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
EFTPOS Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
EOB End Of the Bsusiness
EOD End Of the Day
EPS Earnings per share
EXP Export
FDP Finance Department
FIX Financial Information Exchange
FL Financial leverage
FOB Freight On Board
FP&A Financial Planning & Analysis
FPO Follow on public offer
FX Foreign exchange market
GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAAS Generally Accepted Audit Standards
GL General Ledger
GP Gross Profit
GPO Group purchasing organization
GRN Goods Receipt Note
GSV Gross Sales Value
HQ Headquarters
IAS International Accounting Standards
ICB Industry Classification Benchmark
ICRM Innovative Customer Relationship Management
IE Interest expense
IFRS International Financial Reporting Standard
IMP Import
Inc. Incorporated
IR Interest Rate - typically referring to an IR derivative product
ISM Institute of Supply Management
IYR In Year Revenue
J Journal
JIS Just in sequence
JIT Just in time
K Is used as an abbreviation for 1,000. For example $225K would be understood to mean $225,000, and $3.6K would be understood to mean $3,600. Multiple K's are not commonly used to represent larger numbers. In other words, it would look odd to use $1.2KK to represent $1,200,000.
KPI "Key Performance Indicators" refers to a type of performance measurement. An organization may use KPIs to evaluate its success, or to evaluate the success of a particular activity in which it is engaged.
KYC "Know Your Customer" refers to due diligence activities that financial institutions and other regulated companies must perform to ascertain relevant information.
LBO Leveraged Buyout
LC Letter of credit
Ltd. Limited Company
mfg. Manufacturing
MOQ Minimum Order Quantity
MPC marginal propensity to consume
MRO Maintenance, Repair, and Operations
MSOD Monthly Statement of Select Operational Data