Issue

(redirected from took issue)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to took issue: take kindly to

Issue

A particular financial asset.

Issue

A set of securities that a company or government offers for sale. That is, when a company sells stocks or bonds to the public (or offers them for private placement) the collection of stocks or bonds is said to be an issue. If the company or government is selling a set for the first time, it is said to be making a new issue. Typically, issues of securities may be bought and sold on the open market.

issue

A particular grouping of an organization's securities. For example, General Motors has a number of different issues of preferred stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

issue

To sell securities in the primary market. For example, in late 1996, Florida Panthers Holdings, Inc., owner of the NHL hockey team, issued 2,700,000 Class A shares of common stock at a price of $10 per share.

Issue.

When a corporation offers a stock or bond for sale, or a government offers a bond, the security is known as an issue, and the company or government is the issuer.

References in periodicals archive ?
Plenty of readers also took issue with Robertson's technique--his use of hands to push his legs up and even the amount of weight actually shown in the video and the pictures."
In your December issue Patrick Sheahan from Hamilton took issue with Msgr.
In September 1996, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Archer (R-Tex.) took issue with the IRS's conclusions and requested in a letter to IRS Commissioner Margaret Milner Richardson that the Service "act quickly" to reverse its position.
In comments to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the American Institute of CPAS government accounting and auditing committee (GAAC) took issue with what it termed "piecemeal standard setting" in the GASB exposure draft Accounting and Reporting for Certain Grants and Other Financial Assistance (see "GASB Proposal on Accounting for Grants," Jofa, Mar.94, page 16).
In addition to outlining concerns having to do with the project's financing such as the inclusion of outdated and undervalued construction cost estimates and insufficient contingency funds, Silver and Hevesi took issue with the proposal's failure to include a new Madison Square Garden.
Abraham Foxman, director of the Anti-Defamation League, took issue with Falwell's approach.
The man, who has not been named, took issue with a match official after he declared an offside at the under-11 soccer game at Dixon Street Playing Fields, Blackhill, Consett, County Durham on Sunday.
Nancy Moore said she took issue with the name of the white supremacist group.
TalkRADIO presenter Richard Kaufman took issue with Stuart's column where he said that Scots would be best supporting players like Sweden's Henrik Larsson and Argentina's Claudio Caniggia who have made their careers and live in Scotland.
An unexpected host of the evangelists' past and present political allies took issue with the untimely verbal assault.
A number of seminary officials also took issue with the series repeated claim that seminarians are not given information about sexual matters.
As a mother of four (very soon to be five) children, ages 1 1/2, 5, 6, and 9, I took issue with many of the characterizations of parents of young children.