Depressed price

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Depressed price

In the context of stocks, stock whose market price is low in comparison to stocks in its sector.

Depressed Price

A price for a stock that is lower than other stocks in the same or similar markets. Bargain hunters and bottom fishers often buy securities with depressed prices on the assumption that they are undervalued, which will cause higher prices. A depressed price occurs especially in a buyer's market.
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There clearly is a substantial number of 'greedy' Buffett followers in Dubai who're set to make the most of these depressed prices when the market bounces back.
The presidents of the Scottish, English, Welsh and Ulster farmers' unions met in crisis talks at the Royal Welsh show at Llanelwedd as the beef industry struggles with a long period of depressed prices, and their short-term solution was an appeal to retailers to step up the promotion of UK-produced beef which is safe, high quality and fully traceable.
Oversupply in Nairobi's prime residential market led to depressed prices and rents, resulting in declines last year, according to real estate and property management firm Knight Frank.
The government has formed a new federation for the country's pepper industry to enhance the market and solve challenges in the sector, as the cash crop is currently facing depressed prices.
According to brokers, increased arrival of phutti should have depressed prices but instead the rates moved up.
The fund claimed that Wells Fargo directed it to sell its holdings at depressed prices immediately, while Wells Fargo states that it was required to cover LJM's margins by the CME.
These constraints have contributed to depressed prices for Canadian heavy crude (Western Canada Select or WCS) relative to U.S.
The average grade of ore for shipments also depressed prices after the company focused on shipments of higher grade ore last year to take advantage of higher prices.
Given the timing of price hikes that started in March 2018, they said that two months of depressed prices had been raised following the coal prices amid seasonal demand for the third quarter which hovered around $93 per ton, and 4.5 per cent devaluation of the rupee in third quarter of fiscal 2018.
Once complete, the new plants will significantly raise National Cement's output, intensifying competition in a regional market that has seen depressed prices from a growing surplus of the commodity.Low pricesThe retail price of a 50-kilogramme bag of cement in Kenya, for instance, has dropped to lows of Sh510 from highs of Sh740 in 2008.IFC says the company's nominal clinker capacity will rise from 1.
Following a series of bumper harvests, which depressed prices, adverse weather in South America and Europe brings agricultural markets back into focus, lifting their prices from multi-year lows.
As my colleagues and I continue work on legislative measures that will set cotton producers up for future success, I am encouraged by the Appropriations Committees action to address the growing challenges related to cottonseed and depressed prices in recent years.