SEC Form N-30D

DEFINITION of 'SEC Form N-30D'

An SEC form that investment companies must complete and have copies sent to their shareholders semi-annually. The report provides investors with performance information every six months, including any events or decisions that significantly affected the funds' performance.

BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form N-30D'

A company must file its Form N-30D report electronically with the SEC's EDGAR system within 10 days of actual mailing the information to shareholders. Filing of N-30D is covered under Rule 30e-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is related to Form NSAR.

RELATED TERMS
  1. SEC Form NSAR-AT

    A semi-annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
  2. SEC Form N-SAR

    An SEC filing that is specific to registered investment management ...
  3. SEC Form NSAR-A

    A semi-annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
  4. SEC Form NSAR-B

    A semi-annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
  5. SEC Form NSAR-BT

    An annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
  6. SEC Form N-CSR

    A form completed by registered management investment companies ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    How A Company Files With The SEC

    Filing with the SEC is not as complicated as you might thing -- just be meticulous about following the steps.
  2. Popular Resources for Equity Research and Analysis: Chapter 2: The SEC Website

    Second to the company investor relations sites is the direct SEC website at www.sec.gov. Investors can learn quite a bit about the securities industry from the SEC. The forms page, which details ...
  3. Fundamental Analysis

    EDGAR: Investors' One-Stop-Shop For Company Filings

    You can learn a lot about any listed company through this system - if you know how to use it.
  4. Investing Basics

    SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories and progress.
  5. Active Trading

    Data Mining For Investors

    Being an informed investor is extremely important, but where and how do you get the data for your research?
  6. Investing Basics

    Policing The Securities Market: An Overview Of The SEC

    Find out how this regulatory body protects the rights of investors.
  7. Budgeting

    8. SEC Investigations

    Companies provide distress signals long before they go under. Find out how to read them.
  8. Professionals

    Introduction

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories and progress.
  9. Economics

    Understanding the SEC

    The SEC's triple mandate of investor protection, maintenance of orderly markets and facilitation of capital formation makes it a vital player in capital markets.
  10. Professionals

    Regulation A & D

    Regulation A & D
RELATED FAQS
  1. Where can I find a company's annual report and its SEC filings?

    Thanks to the Internet, finding financial reports is easier than ever. Nowadays, every reputable company has an investor ... Read Answer >>
  2. How do I know if I am buying unregistered securities or stocks?

    All securities, including stocks, bonds and notes, must be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) before ... Read Answer >>
  3. How often do mutual funds report their holdings?

    Learn how mutual funds are required by the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose their portfolio holdings on a quarterly ... Read Answer >>
  4. What information does the SEC require in an investment company's prospectus?

    Understand the lengthy list of required information that investment companies such as mutual funds must include in a prospectus ... Read Answer >>
  5. What is an unregistered security scam?

    Each year, millions of Americans lose money to con artists who convince them to invest in companies through "private offerings" ... Read Answer >>
  6. When must a company announce earnings?

    The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) requires companies to file earnings reports no later than 45 days after the ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Law Of Demand

    A microeconomic law that states that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, consumer ...
  2. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  3. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  4. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
  5. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
  6. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications ...

    A member-owned cooperative that provides safe and secure financial transactions for its members. Established in 1973, the ...
Trading Center