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Threshold Security

A security in which a significant number of shares fails to deliver after five days. A security crosses the threshold if 10,000 shares fail to deliver, if more than 0.5% of shares outstanding fail, or if a self-regulatory organization declares it to be a threshold security. See also: Regulation SHO.
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Contract Amount: minimum threshold securities 80,000 - 200,000 maximum threshold securities.
The average daily number of threshold securities declined by 38.
The average daily fails of threshold securities declined by 50.
The Company has been flagged under Rule 3210 which OTC Markets states as, "FINRA Rule 3210 defines threshold securities as any equity security of an issuer that is not an SEC reporting security and, for five consecutive settlement days, has had an aggregate fails to deliver at a registered clearing agency of 10,000 shares or more; and a reported last sale during normal market hours (9:30 a.