free float


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free float

[¦frē ′flōt]
(industrial engineering)
The length of time, expressed as work units, that a specific activity may be delayed without delaying the start of another activity scheduled to follow immediately after. Also known as free slack.

free float

In CPM terminology, the amount of extra time available for an activity if every activity in the project starts as early as possible; the amount of float that can be allocated to an activity without interfering with subsequent work.
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With the larger free float, it becomes more difficult to manipulate share price and fudge with company financials,' he said.
5 billion while the percentage of the free float shares as per index rules is 8.
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For France Telecom it would be a big capital loss if they have to sell shares to increase the free float," Henin added.
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6% of the 25% free float prior to the offer), thus increasing its total stake in the company to 87.
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5% as part of the latter's attempt to boost its free float, APA news agency reported, quoting B & C's CEO Michael Junghans.