Definition of offering price in US English:

offering price


  • The price at which a dealer or institution is prepared to sell securities or other assets.

    Compare with bid price
    • ‘Although the price has recovered somewhat, the company's shares have never topped the offering price.’
    • ‘A share bought at the offering price of $21 would be worth $7,776 today and double that at its peak.’
    • ‘Its initial offering price was $20.44 but since then the shares have fallen more than 30 per cent.’
    • ‘Small investors were often burned, buying high as well-connected players who could get in at the offering price unloaded shares at huge profits.’
    • ‘The nation's largest food company started trading June 13 on the New York Stock Exchange at $31.50, above the offering price of $31, and ended the day down 25 cents.’