A small amount of a specific stock that forms part of a larger block of stock that is sold small amount by small amount so as not to disrupt the stock's market price.
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A small number of shares within a larger number of shares of a single security that are sold consistently over a long period of time as opposed to all at once. This is done to avoid causing fluctuations in price. See also: Distribution area.
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A relatively large block of stock sold over a period of time in either the primary or the secondary markets.
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