market price


Definition of market price

: a price actually given in current market dealings

Examples of market price in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the current market price of about $138 per share, IBM stock trades at just about 14x consensus 2022 earnings and just about 13x projected 2023 earnings. Trefis Team, Forbes, 18 July 2022 Two-thirds of these were purchased at market price by the federal government at a cost of AU$15-20 for each taxpayer ($12-16). Philip Alpers, CNN, 1 June 2022 If that happened, Mr. Fillmore’s client could buy the shares at the market price and sell them at the higher price set in the option, earning a profit that would help offset the loss of equity in his home. Brian J. O’connor, WSJ, 19 May 2022 While some of them were sold at market price, many were either given away or sold for a relatively small donation. The Editors, Outside Online, 27 May 2015 For instance, some apartment complexes have 80% of their units at market price and 20% reserved at a lower, more affordable rate. Doug Thompson, Arkansas Online, 15 July 2022 Merck’s valuation to be $99 per share, reflecting only a 6% upside from its current market price of $93, implying that investors are likely to be better off waiting for a dip in MRK stock for better gains in the long-term. Trefis Team, Forbes, 11 July 2022 The influence of analyst's ratings on stock-market price moves has long been debated. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 23 June 2022 The fisherman who caught the record ray was paid market price for his catch. Evan Bush, NBC News, 20 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of market price

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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8 Aug 2022

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“Market price.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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Legal Definition of market price

1 : the price at which a security is currently selling on the market


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