Constant growth model 


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Constant growth modelAlso called the GordonShapiro model, an application of the dividend discount model that assumes (1) a fixed growth rate for future dividends, and (2) a single discount rate.Constant growth model Similar MatchesConstant dollar planConstant dollar planA plan which enables investors to accumulate shares in a mutual fund by purchasing them on a regular basis (for example monthly) with a fixed dollar amount. The dollar amount buys more shares when the price is low than when it is high, and over time the investor will have accumulated shares at a cost which is neither high nor low, but average for the period in question. Hence the other name for this process  'dollar cost averaging'. In the UK, the same principles apply to savings plans for unit trusts, and the process is called 'pound cost averaging'. Constant ratio planConstant ratio planMaintaining a predetermined ratio between stock and fixed income investments through regular adjustments of distribution of funds into different investments. See: formula investing. Constant dollar planConstant dollar planMethod of purchasing securities by investing a fixed amount of money at set intervals. The investor buys more shares when the price is low and fewer shares when the price is high, thus reducing the overall cost. Constant elasticity of substitution functionConstant elasticity of substitution functionSee CES function Constant returns to scaleConstant returns to scaleA property of a production function such that scaling all inputs by any positive constant also scales output by the same constant. Such a function is also called homogeneous of degree one or linearly homogeneous. CRTS is a critical assumption of the HO Model of international trade. Contrasts with increasing returns and decreasing returns. Further SuggestionsConstant yield methodLoan Constant Constant dollars Constant dollars Constant prices 
