Straight value

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Straight value

Also called investment value, the value of a convertible security without the conversion option.

Straight Value

In convertible security, the value of the security itself (usually a bond or preferred stock) without considering the fact that it may be converted to common stock. That is, the straight value is the value of a convertible bond less the value of the conversion option. It is also called the bond value or the investment value.
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Determining total bond values is an arduous process for many reasons: 1) Bonds do not have a perpetual life like stocks, so values constantly change, 2) Individual bond issues count in the millions, whereas stocks count only in the thousands, 3) Most bonds are privately traded thus most transactions are never published on any exchange, 4) New issues of bonds are published, redemptions generally are not, 5) Bonds, Debt, and Loans are often mis-categorized, e.
More buyers have caused bond values to increase and yields to fall, affecting annuity rates, pension fund income, and debts.
When interest rates rise, bond values fall, because newer bonds become available at a higher rate.
The report, audited by KPMG, said the huge increase in net profit was due mainly to favourable trading results and higher bond values.
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Aviva reported a net loss of Au885 million for 2008 - despite operating profits - because of the performance of investment markets following falls in equity, property and bond values.
3bn, up 4% on a year earlier, but reported a net loss of pounds 885m because of the performance of investment markets following falls in equity, property and bond values.
With Lehman gone into bankruptcy, the bond values have shrunk to about 15 per cent of face value, while banks that had offered the leverage are now making margin calls ranging from 50 to 90 per cent.
After Proposal A, the mean bond values increased to $20,605 per pupil, which represents a 172% increase.
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