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Issue Date

1. The date on which a company or government makes a new issue of securities to the public. For example, if a company makes its IPO on January 1, this is said to be the issue date for its IPO. It is also called the offering date.

2. The date on which interest begins to accrue on a bond or other fixed-income security. If one buys a fixed-income security between issue dates, one must compensate the seller for all interest that has accrued in addition to the purchase price. The issue date for a security is also called the dated date. See also: Dirty price.
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Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
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Stock Returns Prior to and Around Improved and Regular SEOs This table reports the mean (median) buy-and-hold raw and abnormal returns in percentage for various event windows relative to the announcement and offering dates of the SEO.