Depressed price

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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Crest said it is suing the boards of both Sprint and Clearwire for intentionally agreeing an artificially depressed price for the transaction.
That's according to the North-East NFU following concerns that large numbers of older cattle coming on to the market could cause downward pressure on an already depressed price for beef.
6% compared to the depressed price levels of a year ago.
At the current, depressed price of $1 for a ton of carbon emissions in the marketplace, this building could generate $30,000 or more over a ten-year period.
8 billion in El Nino damages and the depressed price of its leading commodity--oil.
Our hope is to use the current depressed price of U.
The company has cited depressed price of cobalt as a reason for temporary suspension of operations.
In view of past positive performance of the company investment in CorpHQ shares at current depressed price of $0.
The stock, which had been held down by short sellers, gained 48 percent last week after MGM canceled a $750 million external stock offering due to the depressed price and substituted a $720 million internal offering.
the world's largest manufacturer of aluminum wheels, announced Wednesday that it will buy back $52 million of stock to boost what it perceives as a depressed price.
We would have been dumb not to purchase that land for that depressed price.
GMC originally optioned Escalones in late 1996 and after drilling 25 diamond drill holes with encouraging results returned the property to the original landowner in August of 2001 due to the depressed price of copper at the time.