Use of investment income to buy additional securities. Many mutual fund companies and investment services offer the automatic reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions as an option investors.
Using the dividends, interest, or profits from an investment to buy more of that investment. see also Dividend Reinvestment Plan, automatic reinvestment plan, capital gains distribution, ex-dividend date.
The use of interest or capital gains distributions to automatically purchase additional fund shares. Investors often choose to reinvest their mutual fund distributions in lieu of taking the distribution in cash. At Vanguard, you may choose to have your distributions from one fund invested in shares of a different fund including a money market fund.
The process of investing new capital in existing, mature, developed neighborhoods, most likely in inner city areas. The reinvestment is usually in the form of housing rehabilitation, public works improvements, and new or reconditioned commercial development.... read full article
risk [General] uncertainty regarding yields that will be available on reinvestment of proceeds from current investments [similar to ASOP No. 20]; distinguished from ASSET RISK, CREDIT RISK, INVESTMENT-RATE-OF-RETURN RISK, INVESTMENT RISK, MARKET RlSK
Investing distributions back into their generating account is known as reinvesting. In the mutual fund industry, investors sometimes choose to have their annual distributions reinvested, rather than taking them as cash.