Definition of bid price in English:

bid price

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  • The price that a dealer or other prospective buyer is prepared to pay for securities or other assets.

    Often contrasted with offering price

    ‘The bid price is the price at which the dealer is willing to buy a security and the ask price is the price at which the dealer is willing to sell the security.’
    • ‘For example, on the Nasdaq, the delisting process is set in motion when a company trades for 30 consecutive business days below the minimum bid price or market cap.’
    • ‘Stop-losses are always set above the current asking price on a buy or below the current bid price on a sell.’
    • ‘The market makers are buying at the bid price and then selling the stock.’
    • ‘If you look at a stock ticker, you will see something called a ‘bid’ price and an ‘ask’ price. The bid price is the highest price that someone is willing to pay for the stock.’
    • ‘The bid price for high grade white maize was about K23,000 while offers were in the range of K27 000 per 50 kg bag.’
    • ‘You set the bid price and control how much traffic you receive.’
    • ‘It is conditional on a recommendation from the existing board, which is viewed as a means to keep the bid price down.’
    • ‘That means no one else can mount a bid at a higher price so that there was no point in buying above the bid price.’
    • ‘When you buy shares you will pay the higher offer price, but when you sell you will be getting the lower bid price.’
    • ‘As a buyer any seller can accept your bid price or you can accept any seller's asking price.’
    • ‘The shares have made substantial gains since news of the bid first surfaced and the share price has remained well above the pre-speculation bid price ever since.’
    • ‘Under the Nasdaq's current standards, a company's minimum bid price must be at or above $1 at the close of trading.’
    • ‘On a less competitive project, however, he would risk a higher percentage markup for profit while still hoping to have a low-enough bid price to win the job.’
    • ‘The debate now revolves around what the bid price should be.’
    • ‘If the number of potential nonresident land bidders is a significant proportion of the number of overall potential bidders, then the bid price for land should be lowered as a result of the ownership restriction.’
    • ‘The offer price is what you pay when you buy in, and the bid price is what you get if you sell.’
    • ‘This implies that a typical property buyer considers erosion characteristics in forming her bid price.’
    • ‘The defining characteristic of a discriminatory auction is that successful buyers pay their bid price.’
    • ‘The required service quality level will then be evaluated by bidders and added into the cost of providing the higher level of service to determine the bid price.’


bid price

/ˈbid ˌprīs/ /ˈbɪd ˌpraɪs/