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The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers, recorded during a specified time.

Price Range

The high and low prices between which a security trades over a given period of time. The size of the price range is an indicator of volatility, with a large price range showing a great deal of volatility and a low range showing the opposite. A price range is also called simply a range.


The high and low prices reached by a security within a given period. A large range in relation to a security price tends to indicate greater price volatility, making the security a better candidate for trading purposes but not necessarily for investment purposes. Also called price range.


A division of land in the public land survey system.Each range line is approximately 6 miles apart and is identified according to its distance east or west from the principal meridian for the area. Range 1 West is in the column immediately west of the principal meridian for the area. See public land survey system.

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On the other is John Elliott, who chairs a powerful lobby of businesspeople ranged against the Government's proposals.
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Ranged against the other terrors of litigation, an obligation to pay mere fees is mild stuff indeed.
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They are entering dangerous territory and will use all their skill and experience to stay alert to the threats ranged against them.
Even so, only a Divine miracle could bring defeat of the massive Midianite alliance ranged against them.
Mr Plaskitt added: "This is a story of big money and big interests ranged against the legitimate wishes of a community.
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Of the 11 analysts who track the stock, Zacks lists four "strong buy" ratings and two "buys," ranged against four "holds" and one "strong sell.