generally accepted accounting principles, GAAP(noun)
a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
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The numerical value of GAAP in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of GAAP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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We are concerned with your overall format and presentation of the non-GAAP measures and believe revisions to your future earnings releases and investor materials are appropriate.
I absolutely think it's overdone. I'm always surprised by how one day, a quarter of the market cares so much about GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) earnings and whether there's a miss or not, the operations performed extremely well, we grew production, our cash all-in-sustaining costs were down, we generated $243 million of free cash flow, paid down debt, put money in the bank. All the things that you're supposed to do.
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