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Bid price

This is the quoted bid, or the highest price an investor is willing to pay to buy a security. Practically speaking, this is the available price at which an investor can sell shares of stock. Related: Ask, offer.

Bid

1. An offer by an investor to buy a security.

2. The highest price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. See also: Ask, Bid-ask spread.

bid price

the price at which a dealer in a FINANCIAL SECURITY (such as a STOCK or SHARE), FOREIGN CURRENCY or COMMODITY (tin, wheat, etc.) is prepared to buy a security, currency or commodity Such dealers usually cite two prices to potential customers, the smaller bid price, and a higher offer price or ‘ask price’ at which they are prepared to sell a security, etc. The difference between the bid and offer price (referred to as the ‘spread’) represents the dealer's profit margin on the transaction. See MARKET MAKER, MIDDLE PRICE.

bid price

the price at which a dealer in a FINANCIAL SECURITY (such as a STOCK or SHARE), FOREIGN CURRENCY or COMMODITY (tin, wheat, etc.) is prepared to buy a security, currency or commodity Such dealers usually cite two prices to potential customers, the smaller bid price and a higher ‘offer price’ or ‘ask price’ at which they are prepared to sell a security, etc. The difference between the bid and offer price (referred to as the ‘spread’) represents the dealer's profit margin on the transaction. See MARKET MAKER.
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This release contains forward-looking statements relating to the Company, including the Company's ability to hold a stockholders' meeting by May 31, 2006; the outcome of the vote of DG Systems stockholders on the proposed reverse split; and, the expectation that DG Systems' shares will have a closing bid price of $1.
00 minimum closing bid price requirements of the Nasdaq Capital Market.
The Company was initially notified on June 6, 2005, that its stock had closed below the minimum bid price for 30 consecutive business days.
The Company further announced that it received a notice on November 21, 2005 from the Nasdaq Stock Market indicating the Company is not in compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4450(a)(5) because, for the last 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of the Company's common stock has closed below the minimum $1.
If at any time before May 22, 2006, the bid price of the Company's common stock closes at $1.
00 per share minimum for 30 consecutive days, that company usually receives a letter from The NASDAQ advising it that to regain compliance with The NASDAQ bid price standard, the closing bid price of its stock must be back at $1.
We received a letter from The NASDAQ on November 17, 2005 advising us that we would be given an initial 180 calendar days, or until May 16, 2006, to regain compliance with the Rule by maintaining a closing bid price of our stock of $1.