Unseasoned issue

Unseasoned issue

Issue of a security for which there is no existing market. See: Seasoned issue.

Unseasoned Issue

A new issue that only recently started trading. It is called unseasoned because investors do not know with certainty how the market will treat the issue, and whether or not it will be successful.
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Assuming the stock's price moves up to its fair value in the after-market--the IPO price "pop"--investors earn a fast return as a reward for investing in an unseasoned issue.
Walter, "A Direct Test of Rock's Model of the Pricing of Unseasoned Issues," Journal of Financial Economics (August 1989), pp.