initial offering

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n initial offering a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
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Usage

In literature:

They would have shaken hands if either had offered the initiative.
"Maruja" by Bret Harte
Yet on their own initiative they had offered to escort her!
"The Gambler" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The initiative must come from the King of Bavaria; he was in difficulty as to the form in which the offer should be made.
"Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire" by James Wycliffe Headlam
But he did not offer any explanation of this initial state.
"A Psychiatric Milestone" by Various
The officiants require no special initiation and burnt offerings are presented.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
He ate everything offered him, and then took the initiative.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Inferiors in social position should always wait until their superiors offer the hand, never taking the initiative in this respect.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Dr. Willoughby initialed the passport, and offered his hand.
"The Star Lord" by Boyd Ellanby
An initial offering of Eurobonds will be formally issued tomorrow.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
When introduced to a lady, he must wait until she takes the initiative in offering him her hand.
"Book of Etiquette" by Lillian Eichler
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In news:

ING US Life Insurer Files for Initial Public Offering.
SolarCity shares skyrocket in initial public offering.
Color Kinetics Incorporated (Nasdaq: CLRK) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,000,000 shares of its common stock at $10 per share.
Two years after initial public stock offering, General Motors is now piling up cash.
Paul Wolfe initially said no to Keselowski's offer.
Tucson News NowPaul Wolfe initially said no to Keselowski's offer.
Vanguard isn't alone in offering lower minimum initial investments for retirement investors .
Elon Musk-backed SolarCity Corp, the top US installer of residential solar systems, increased the size of its initial public offering but said it expects a lower pricing, a day after an underwriter said the IPO had been postponed.
SolarCity Corp, the top US installer of residential solar systems, raised $92 million in its initial public offering after pricing shares at $8 each, according to a market source.
American Residential Properties announced today that it intends to file a registration statement relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
The company said it expects its shares to price at $13 to $15 apiece in its initial public offering.
EnergySolutions Inc has asked a federal judge to approve a $26 million settlement to resolve claims that the company intentionally misled investors in connection with its initial public offering of stock in 2007.
Is set to raise C$365 million ($367 million) in its initial public stock offering, Reuters reported.
But Kayak 's founders will know what it feels like to go from startup to initial public offering to acquisition in eight short years.
Shareholders of Kayak , which held an initial public offering in July, will receive $40 a share, the companies said in a statement yesterday.
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In science:

The theory of random graphs, initiated circa 1959 by Erd¨os and R´enyi , is nowadays a fast growing branch of applied mathematics, offering a plethora of spectacular results and predictions for various engineering and computer science applications, see , , .
Topology of Random Right Angled Artin Groups
The singularity free scenario of loop quantum cosmology offers a natural choice of initial conditions, and suggests that enough inflation is generic.
On the measure problem in slow roll inflation and loop quantum cosmology
This method offers a one step quantum mechanical calculation only valid for high energies, when the loss of energy in the breakup is small compared with the initial energy.
Reaction models to probe the structure of light exotic nuclei
Nonetheless, new initiatives at the CERNSPS and at the new J-PARC facility in Japan promise to exploit the remarkable physics potential offered by the study of rare kaon decays.
Kaons: Review and Outlook
In a star such as α Orionis, a persistent problem concerns the location of dust nucleation and initial acceleration of mass, since a classical hydrostatic atmosphere fails to offer a suitable location for dust formation.
The molecular and dusty composition of Betelgeuse's inner circumstellar environment
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