Glossary

Individual Investor

A user of the ClickIPO app, usually with the intention of following and/or investing in public offerings. Also referred to as “Retail Investor”.

Issuer

The company that is going public and is issuing shares to the public.

Lead Underwriter

This is the Underwriter that leads an offering, located in the upper left hand side of the prospectus.

Offering

An Offering refers to any public offering, whether IPO or Secondary, in which the offering will be made available in the public markets.

Price Range

An estimated range, usually in $2.00 increments ($18-$20 as an example) within which an Offering is expected to be priced. This range can change during the Registration Period and is only a guide. A final price...

Prospectus

A legal document that provides details about an offering that is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Quiet Period

In terms of an IPO, the period where an issuer is subject to a SEC ban on promotional publicity. The quiet period usually lasts either 40 or 90 days from the IPO. – Source: Investopedia.com

Registration Period

The process by which a company files required documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission detailing the particulars of a proposed Public Offering. A company issuing shares must reveal essential facts ...

Retail Investor

This is typically an individual who invests his or her own money in stocks, bonds, real estate, and other investment types.

Secondary Offering

When an already public company sells or registers additional shares in the public market. These offerings typically have a trading history and valuation set by the market. Secondary Offerings come in different ...

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