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 On Father’s Day PB Catch will have two menu specials served between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m.: A steamed Maine lobster at market price and a Surf & Turf (1.5-pound Main lobster and 8-ounce filet mignon) for $95. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, 7 June 2021 Not quite, despite the recent gains, Trefis estimates Travelers’ valuation to be around $162 per share – slightly above the current market price – based on a key opportunity and one risk factor. Trefis Team, Forbes, 2 June 2021 Bond yields, or the difference between the market price and the payout at maturity, fell as prices rose. Joe Mcdonald, ajc, 25 May 2021 That's four times the international market price, which is less than $20 for two doses, according to the vaccine developers. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 12 Apr. 2021 Our forecast indicates that Urban Outfitters’ valuation is $34 a share, which is 6% higher than the current market price of around $34. Trefis Team, Forbes, 25 May 2021 To do so, countries must exercise the moral courage and political will to invest in a redesign of global intellectual property rules such that market price is not the primary determinant of the creation or access to new medicines. Ruth L. Okediji, CNN, 7 May 2021 Bond yields, or the difference between market price and the payout at maturity, snapped higher as prices fell. Joe Mcdonald, ajc, 13 May 2021 Going by our Best Buy’s Valuation, with an EPS estimate of around $7.38 and P/E multiple of 16.0x in fiscal 2021, this translates into a price of around $118, which is 4% lower than the current market price. Trefis Team, Forbes, 11 May 2021

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First Known Use of market price

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2021

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“Market price.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of market price

: the price at which a product can be sold at a particular time

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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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