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Opening price

The range of prices at which the first bids and offers are made or the first transactions are completed on an exchange.


1. The beginning of a trading session on an exchange.

2. The first price of a security at the beginning of a trading day. In this sense, the opening is also called the opening price.

opening price

See opening.
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The return is measured by comparing the price change between the opening price and the noon price (a simple arithmetic return).
Therefore, once opening prices start falling below offering prices, securities companies use a larger IPO discount.
Each year, opening prices are generally weak during this period because of the large number of IPOs.
On the secondary market, two of the April IPOs had an opening price below the offering price, seven had an opening price that was about the same, and six had an opening price that was more than 50% higher.
Tim Makris, product manager for North American shaving and beauty products at Braun, said that part of the company's strategy is to bring greater technology to the opening price point to entice first-time users to enter the category.
The auction is run on the web at a specified date and time with an opening price.
125, up from an opening price of $19 and Thursday's IPO price of $15 per share.
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Launched in October, the Opening Cross is a centralized order facility that provides market participants and investors with a highly transparent and accurate single opening price in NASDAQ-listed securities.
85 for each of their shares, a 20 percent premium over Tuesday's opening price of $4.
At the open of trading today, every 200 shares of Tango common stock will be combined into one share of common stock, a corresponding opening price will be reflected by the consolidation.
com temporarily suspended "over-under" wagering on the Google IPO auction after an onslaught of bets from New York and California saying the search engine would have an opening price of less than $110 per share, which was on the low end of Google's own forecast of $108-$135 per share.