Primary budget surplus
Primary budget surplusThe primary budget surplus (or deficit) of a government is the surplus excluding interest payments on its outstanding debt.
Primary distributionPrimary distribution
Sale of a new issue of stock or bonds, as distinguished from a secondary distribution.
Primary earnings per (common) sharePrimary earnings per (common) share
Earnings available for the payment of dividends to common stockholders divided by the number of common shares outstanding.
Primary commodityPrimary commodity
Primary marketPrimary market
Where a newly issued security is first offered. All subsequent trading of this security occurs is done in the secondary market.
Primary factorPrimary factor
An input that exists as a stock providing services that contribute to production. The stock is not used up in production, although it may deteriorate with use, providing a smaller flow of services later. The major primary factors are labor, capital, human capital (or skilled labor), land, and sometimes natural resources.
Further SuggestionsPrimary input