Definition of reinvest in English:


Line breaks: re|invest
Pronunciation: /riːɪnˈvɛst


[with object]
  • Put (the profit on a previous investment) back into the same scheme: the enterprise had been expanded by reinvesting profits
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    • As these assets generate profits, and as the profits are reinvested in additional assets, you see a return in the form of increased share value as stock prices rise.
    • Many companies and investors favor using spare corporate cash for stock buybacks or to reinvest profits instead of paying dividends.
    • They may generate financial support by retaining profits and reinvesting them in organizational improvements.



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  • But they do allow the reinvestment of dividends (by granting accumulation units) and provide schemes for small, regular contributions.
  • However, be aware that these brokerage-run plans only allow for the reinvestment of dividends and offer no cash purchase option.
  • Be sure on the application to request reinvestment of all dividends.

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