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English definition of “share price”

share price

noun [C]
 
 
(also stock price) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the price of a particular company's shares: The transaction won't happen if the share price on those four days shows an average lower than 41 guilders or higher than 56 guilders.share price drops/falls/plunges (to sth) The low-cost airline saw its share price plunge 30% on January 28th.share price rises/shoots up/soars (to sth) The company's share price soared to $47 in January, only to tumble to $29.a rise/fall/drop in share price The supermarket chain was forced to reveal details of the takeover proposal after a sharp rise in its share price.
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