round lot
noun Date: circa 1902 the standard unit of trading in a security market usually amounting to 100 shares of stock

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  • round lot — n: the standard unit of trading in a security market usu. amounting to 100 shares of stock compare odd lot Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • round lot — round′ lot′ n. bus the conventional unit in which commodities or securities are bought and sold, esp. a quantity of 100 shares of a stock in a transaction Compare odd lot 2) • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • round lot — ☆ round lot n. the unit, or a multiple thereof, in which securities, commodities, etc. are typically traded; specif., 100 shares of stock in a transaction: cf. ODD LOT …   English World dictionary

  • Round Lot — A group of 100 shares of a stock, or any group of shares that can be evenly divided by 100, such as 500, 2,600 or 14,300. A round lot has historically been the smallest order that can be placed through an exchange. However, round lot one now… …   Investment dictionary

  • Round lot — A trading order typically of 100 shares of a stock or some multiple of 100. Related: odd lot. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * round lot round lot ➔ lot * * * round lot UK US noun [C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► the usual unit for trading… …   Financial and business terms

  • round lot — A trading order typically of 100 shares of a stock or some multiple of 100. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Related: odd lot. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary ( i) For stocks, a unit of trading, usually 100 shares. (ii) For futures, an amount of a… …   Financial and business terms

  • round lot — noun 1. : a lot of 100 or a multiple of 100 shares of active stock traded on an exchange 2. : a lot of 10 or a multiple of 10 shares of a few designated inactive stocks traded on an exchange compare odd lot * * * Stock Exchange. 1. the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • round lot — A round number of shares or a round amount of stock for which market makers will sometimes offer better prices than for odd lots …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • round lot — Stock Exchange. 1. the conventional unit or quantity in which commodities or securities are bought and sold. 2. (in a transaction) a quantity of 100 shares of a stock that is active or 10 shares of a stock that is inactive. Cf. odd lot. [1900 05] …   Universalium

  • round lot — noun a block of shares of stock that is a multiple of some number, usually 100 Ant: odd lot …   Wiktionary

  • round lot — Standard unit of trading on N.Y. Stock Exchange. For stocks, it is 100 shares; for bonds, $1000 or $5000 par value Compare odd lot …   Black's law dictionary

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