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Issue

A particular financial asset.

Issue

A set of securities that a company or government offers for sale. That is, when a company sells stocks or bonds to the public (or offers them for private placement) the collection of stocks or bonds is said to be an issue. If the company or government is selling a set for the first time, it is said to be making a new issue. Typically, issues of securities may be bought and sold on the open market.

issue

A particular grouping of an organization's securities. For example, General Motors has a number of different issues of preferred stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

issue

To sell securities in the primary market. For example, in late 1996, Florida Panthers Holdings, Inc., owner of the NHL hockey team, issued 2,700,000 Class A shares of common stock at a price of $10 per share.

Issue.

When a corporation offers a stock or bond for sale, or a government offers a bond, the security is known as an issue, and the company or government is the issuer.

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We obtain information on type of equity issue, number of shares issued, issue price, and filing and issue dates from the Securities Data Corporation's (SDC) Global Financing Database.
While the stock price reaction at the third equity issue is -0.
In our empirical study we find that the size of the equity issue relative to the pre-issue announcement market value of the issuing company, is strongly negatively related to the price reaction.
If the only avenue by which institutional ownership affects the stock price reaction to the equity issue is through an association with the liquidity of the stock, then institutional ownership will only influence the price discount necessary to sell additional equity but will not alter analysts' forecasts of either current-year earnings or five-year earnings growth.
We also believe that in many cases equity issues are being used as substitutes for proper regulatory decisions.
Through the new equity issues, companies intend to secure funds toward new investment, including funds to finance mergers and acquisitions.
Issues of teacher and student learning are also addressed along with discussions around specific equity issues that participants face in their school and classroom environments.