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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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.
The statement also remarked that prices while "volatile" have been buoyed by the OPEC and non-OPEC agreement to respect production quotas in view of depressed prices.
The global glut has depressed prices so Cheniere Energy has sent over half of the LNG tankers from its Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana to South America.
The biggest issue is depressed prices for commodities the MRF recycles.
Although the price of oil has managed to bounce somewhat higher, it is likely we will continue to see the impact over the next few months as investment and job creation both suffer with such depressed prices.
Shailaja Nair, associate editorial director at energy information provider Platts, said today's price rebound was "due to bargain-hunting" traders, who pounced on oil at depressed prices.
4 million barrels a day, the highest weekly average in the 156-year history of the American petroleum industry--and despite depressed prices.
Alpha Natural Resources has confirmed plans to idle three of its West Virginia operations and reduce workforce numbers at a number of other mines due to continued weakness for domestic and international coal as well as ongoing depressed prices.
Over the long run, you're simply better off buying shares of great companies at fair or depressed prices than at higher prices -- and bargains abound in bear markets.
The delayed monsoon, un-affordable fertilizer, even costlier diesel, non-existent existent electricity and depressed prices, all have affected adversely the crop.
It is one of several ideas put forward by companies with massive shale gas reserves in North America facing depressed prices.
Falling incomes and rising unemployment due to recession in most eurozone countries have depressed prices.