principal market

Principal Market

The primary exchange on which a security is traded. For example, most blue chip companies list their principal market as the New York Stock Exchange because it is a large exchange with a high trading volume. Nevertheless, these stocks can and do trade on other exchanges, as well as in the over-the-counter market.

principal market

The main market in which a security trades. The principal market for the common stock of most large corporations in the United States is the New York Stock Exchange, even though most of this stock also trades on one or more other exchanges and in the over-the-counter market. See also consolidated tape.
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UBM said CMP Media will focus its activities exclusively on the needs of its principal market, the global technology market, noting that over the last 12 months CMP Media has acquired BlackHat, Light Reading, MediaLive, Shorecliff and TechOnLine for $120 million.
an intermodal trucker with a principal market in the Mid-South, has opened a terminal in Nashville, Tenn.
Principal market staticgments will be radial tire, power-transmission-belt and hostatic-reinforcement applications in support of the industry's continuing transition from the standard-modulus to the more dimultiplesionally stable HMLS yams.
During the meeting, Brower said that his company's principal market niches are in (a) electric motors and controls; (b) aircraft safety equipment; (c) devices for electric utilities; and (d) particle detection instruments.
25 for a period of 12 months, provided that if after four months and one day following the closing of the private placement, the closing price of the common shares of Exall on the principal market in Canada on which such shares trade is equal to or exceeds $3.
But the market is about to change," says Phil Magney, TRG's co-founder and principal market analyst.
For each share of common stock purchased under the Standby Equity Distribution Agreement, Cornell Capital Partners will pay the company 95% of the lowest volume weighted average price of the company's common stock as quoted by Bloomberg, LP, on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board or other principal market on which the company's common stock is traded for the five days immediately following the notice date.
This seminar will cover the general principles of why these materials are used in polymer systems and the important properties, such as cost, chemical composition and physical properties, that need to be considered in using these fillers in thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers, as well as briefly outlining the size and value of the principal markets.
Principal markets served by Merix include data communications and wireless telecommunications, automotive, high-end computing, and test and measurement end markets in the electronics industry.
Applications are varied and include paints and coatings (27% of share), paper and paperboard (23%) and adhesives and sealants (21%) as principal markets.
The first is to continue to improve competitiveness in our principal markets by driving down costs and improving quality in everything we do.

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