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peer group

a GROUP of individuals of equal status. The term is most generally applied to children and adolescents, who experience a very different influence on their SOCIALIZATION by interacting in groups of their own age, as compared to the hierarchical family experience. see also YOUTH CULTURE.
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What type of investment (in money) should you give to a peer group?
However, a higher threshold for the number of shared patients did increase the number of "singleton" physicians (ie, those with no other physicians in a peer group).
In October, Peer Group said it was considering a number of longer-term options for the centre which could see it redeveloped into a mixed use scheme, with flats or offices.
Fitch's Large Community Bank Peer Group is mostly defined by banks with near or less than $10 billion in assets that typically operate in a limited number of geographic markets and product segments.
The study found that Status users whose spending was furthest from their peer groups changed their consumption significantly more than those whose spending patterns closely mirrored their peers.
In 2016 OAB's capital ratios improved noticeably, reaching the peer group and industry average, aided by a modest rights issue to existing shareholders, a moderate amount of perpetual bonds and the retention of earnings with only stock dividend declared in respect of FYE 2016.
Furthermore, members of the TV academy as eligible to be part of several peer groups. For example, Tina Fey is a member of the writing and acting peer group since she is a writer and actor.
Lakson Asset Allocation Global Commodities Fund: MFR 1-Star (Previous June 30, 2014: MFR 1-Star) Peer Group of International ETFs:
Popular in other industries, these P-20 peer groups are the first of their kind in the shooting industry.
Thinking back now, we attended with a sense of wonderment and this allowed us to absorb and embrace the concept of peer group supervision from the beginning.
The new dividend is now close to being on par with Disney's peer group, according to Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker.
When asked whether there is a threshold at which the magnitude of CEO pay warrants concern even if the company's performance is positive (e.g., outperforming peer group), 60 percent of investor respondents answer in the affirmative, broken down as follows: