market value

noun

: the price at which something can be sold : the price that buyers are willing to pay for something
determining the car's market value
The house sold below market value.

Examples of market value in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The battle already has contributed to a $2 trillion increase in the combined market value of Microsoft and Google’s corporate parent, Alphabet Inc., since the end of 2022. Michael Liedtke, Fortune, 9 Feb. 2024 The battle already has contributed to a $2 trillion increase in the combined market value of Microsoft and Google's corporate parent, Alphabet Inc., since the end of 2022. Michael Liedtke, Quartz, 8 Feb. 2024 New York Community Bancorp has lost more than half of its market value since revealing the unexpected loss a week ago, slashing its dividend and spiking its loan loss reserves. Matt Egan, CNN, 6 Feb. 2024 Tesla At least, as of yesterday, in terms of market value. Damian Garde, STAT, 26 Jan. 2024 In 2022, the global market value of secondhand and resale apparel was valued at $177 billion, according to Statista. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 25 Jan. 2024 Alibaba’s stock in the U.S. closed around 7.9% higher in Tuesday trading, raising the e-commerce giant’s market value to $188.3 billion, representing a jump of around $13.7 billion from the previous day. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 24 Jan. 2024 That said, DeBoer’s market value was rising by the week, and Jim Harbaugh’s future in Ann Arbor was deemed uncertain. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 19 Jan. 2024 Elon Musk has lost bragging rights as the world’s wealthiest tycoon to Bernard Arnault, the French patriarch behind luxury goods giant LVMH, following a disastrous January during which Tesla shed a staggering $200 billion in market value. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 29 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Market value.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/market%20value. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

market value

noun
: a price at which both buyers and sellers are willing to do business

Legal Definition

market value

noun
1
: the price at which a buyer is ready and willing to buy and a seller is ready and willing to sell
2

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