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Issue Price

The initial price of a new issue on the primary market. That is, the issue price is what the issuer requests from the market in exchange for a share, bond, or other security.

issue price

the price at which a SHARE or DEBENTURE is issued, which is not necessarily equal to its PAR VALUE (see SHARE PREMIUM).
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First, the increase must be one of the events listed in section 305(c)--a change in conversion ratios, a change in redemption price, a difference between redemption price and issue price, a redemption which is treated as a distribution to which section 301 applies, or any transaction (including a recapitalization) having a similar effect on the proportionate interest of any shareholder.
(7) To ensure that a security will be sold as close to its original issue price as possible, the issuer can commit itself to buy back any shares that investors may wish to tender the issuer upon a decision to convert to the issuer's common stock.
For zeros in this category, capital gain is realized to the extent that the selling price exceeds the revised issue price as of the date of sale.
Example: Investor buys a $1,000 20-year, zero-coupon bond for $500, when the revised issue price is $560, with 10 complete years remaining to maturity.