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Primary Shares

Shares traded in the primary market. That is, a primary share is a share traded when the seller is the issuer. Thus, the money the buyer pays for a primary share goes directly to the company the share represents.

primary shares

Shares in a stock offering in which proceeds go to the issuing company. Primary shares have not been previously traded and are not included in shares outstanding prior to the offering. Compare secondary shares.
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36 per primary share in the third quarter and nine month period of 1997, respectively.
24 per primary share in the second quarter and six month period of 1997, respectively.
26 per average primary share versus a loss of $3,503,000 or ($3.
38 per primary share increased from the $33,636,000 or $2.
4 million or 21 cents per primary share for the three months ended September 30, 1996, from $5.
Nasdaq: ARWM) today reported that net earnings for the three months ended June 30, 1996, more than doubled to $290,000, or 13 cents per primary share, from $125,000, or 5 cents per primary share, in the same quarter a year ago.
24 per primary share which is below analysts' estimates of $.
86 per primary share on revenues of $5,494,000 or $66,884,000, compared to net earnings of $0.
The cost of Tribune's major development activities in 1994 will total approximately $40 million, representing about 30 cents per primary share, Charles T.
17 million units of primary shares with face value of Rs 100 apiece from 16th February, 2014.
The offering is expected to include primary shares issued and sold by the company, as well as secondary shares to be sold by certain stockholders of Noveon International.