Offer price


Offer price
See: offer. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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offer price UK US noun [C]
FINANCE the price that is offered for shareholders' shares during a takeover of a company (= taking control of it), or the total price of all these shares: »

The steel company launched a bid for its main rival, with an offer price of $3.40 per share.

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a total offer price of 5 million euros

(also offered price, offering price, ask price, asked price, asking price) STOCK MARKET the price at which someone offers a share or bond for sale: »

The share price fell to 150p, below last year's offer price of 170p.

See also BID PRICE(Cf. bid price)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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