offer price

offer or offered price
The trading price proposed by the prospective seller of securities.
Also called the asked price or asking price. American Banker Glossary
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See: offer. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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The price at which a market maker is offering to sell shares. It is usually higher than the 'bid price' at which they will buy shares. For example a quote of 510 - 515 indicates a bid price of 510 and an offer price of 515. In the USA, this is known as the asking price. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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The price at which a seller is willing to sell. The best offer is the lowest such price available. Exchange Handbook Glossary
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The price at which you buy shares or units. Financial Services Glossary
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(ask or offer price)
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The selling price for securities in the market. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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offer price UK US noun [C]
FINANCE the price that is offered for shareholders' shares during a takeover of a company (= taking control of it), or the total price of all these shares: »

The steel company launched a bid for its main rival, with an offer price of $3.40 per share.

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a total offer price of 5 million euros

(also offered price, offering price, ask price, asked price, asking price) STOCK MARKET the price at which someone offers a share or bond for sale: »

The share price fell to 150p, below last year's offer price of 170p.

See also BID PRICE(Cf. ↑bid price)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • offer price — offer prices N COUNT The offer price for a particular stock or share is the price that the person selling it says that they want for it. [BUSINESS] → See also , bid price BET shares closed just above the offer price, up 1.5p at 207p …   English dictionary

  • offer price — The price at which market makers or other securities traders will sell securities, as opposed to the bid prices at which they will buy. They aim to make a profit on the difference between the bid and offer prices (the spread). Practical Law… …   Law dictionary

  • offer price — offer ,price noun count BUSINESS the price at which a company is willing to sell SHARES ─ compare BID PRICE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Offer price — See: offer. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * offer price offer price ➔ price1 * * * offer price UK US noun [C] ► FINANCE the price that is offered for shareholders shares during a takeover of a company (= taking contr …   Financial and business terms

  • offer price — noun (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to sell a certain security • Topics: ↑stock exchange, ↑stock market, ↑securities market • Hypernyms: ↑asking price, ↑selling price * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • offer price — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms offer price : singular offer price plural offer prices business the price at which a company is willing to sell shares • See: bid price …   English dictionary

  • offer price — 1) The price at which a security is offered for sale by a market maker Compare bid price 2) The price at which an institution will sell units in a unit trust …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • offer price — / ɒfə praɪs/ noun the price at which investors buy new shares or units in a unit trust (the opposite, i.e. the selling price, is called the ‘bid price’; the difference between the two is the ‘spread’) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • offer price — The price at which a security is offered for sale by a market maker and also the price at which an institution will sell units in a unit trust. Compare: bid …   Accounting dictionary

  • offer price — Fin see offering price …   The ultimate business dictionary

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