Seasoned issue

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Seasoned issue

Issue of a security for which there is an existing market. Related: Unseasoned issue.

Seasoned Issue

An issue of a security that has been traded long enough to establish a positive reputation for liquidity and trade volume. Seasoned issues tend to have relatively stable prices and meet with success on the secondary market.
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She has led more than 20 pharmaceutical/biotechnology product launches and supplemental indications globally, and is a seasoned issues and crisis management counselor.
The letter states, in part, "While we are supportive of the Commission's overall objective of providing increased flexibility in the registration process, we believe that the universal shelf registration process currently available to large seasoned issues is working very well.
The evidence regarding seasoned issues is less conclusive; however, the option models appear more accurate.
The seasoned issues are on companies in the new-issue sample having at least two seasoned preferred stocks outstanding on the issue date of the new issue prices with OPT-derived models, at least two seasoned preferred stocks must be outstanding for each issuer.
Another 216 seasoned issues constitute the validation group.
The perpetuity model (Equation (1)) is used to estimate prices for both new and seasoned issues of preferred stocks.
The coefficient estimates obtained from the seasoned issues are then used to estimate k for the 216 preferred stocks in the seasoned-issue validation sample.
While the option models appear to more accurately price the seasoned issues, the evidence is less conclusive.
The findings described above suggest that, on average, the simple perpetuity model more accurately prices new issues than the OPT-derived models, but may be worse in pricing the seasoned issues, over the sample period 1976-1980.
In fact our investment portfolio consisting mostly of diversified, seasoned issues reflected a net mark-to-market gain of $468,297 as of December 31, 2008.
The slower prepayments of the moderately seasoned issues are of special significance because these securities represent the majority of the seasoned pass-throughs that are traded.