Second-Preferred Stock: Preferred stock issue that has less priority in claiming dividends and assets in liquidation than another issue of preferred stock.
Statement Of Stockholders Equity: A financial statement that reports all changes in stockholders' equity.
Split Stock: Two different ratings given to the same security by two important rating agencies.
Stock: Stock is an equity investment that represents part ownership in a corporation and entitles you to part of that corporation's earnings and assets. Common stock gives shareholders voting right . . . View Full Definition
Stock Ahead: Ownership of a corporation indicated by shares, which represent a piece of the corporation's assets and earnings.
Stock Bonus Plan: When two or more orders for a stock at a certain price arrive about the same time, and the exchange's priority rules take effect. NYSE rules stipulate that the bid made first should be execu . . . View Full Definition
Small-Capitalization Stock: Shares of relatively small publicly traded corporations with a total market capitalization of less than $2.3 billion are typically considered small-capitalization, or small-cap, stocks. That . . . View Full Definition
Shopped Stock: Sell inquiry that has been seen by or shown to other dealers before coming to an investment bank.
Screen Stocks: To analyze various stocks in search of stocks that meet predetermined criteria. For example, a simple value screen would sort all stocks by their price-to-book ratio and pick the stocks with . . . View Full Definition
Secondary Stocks: Stocks with smaller market capitalization, less quality and more risk than blue chip issues that behave differently than larger corporations' stocks.