Investor Glossary-zero downtickInvestor Glossary-zero downtickInvestor Glossary-zero downtickInvestor Glossary-zero downtickInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Zero Downtick

The HTML to link to this page
 

In securities trading, a zero downtick is a trade that occurs at the same price as the prior trade for the same security where the last trade at a different price was higher. The higher price trade that precedes the zero downtick is a downtick. Thus, a zero downtick is not actually a downtick. The zero downtick is sometimes called a zero-minus tick. The opposite of the zero downtick is the zero uptick. For example, if six successive trades for a stock occur at $51, $50, $50, $49, $49, and $49, three of the six are a zero downtick. The three known to be a zero downtick are the third, fifth, and sixth tick. (The first trade of the six might also be a zero downtick, depending upon the price of trade before that!)



Rate this zero downtick definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: balance sheet, Zero Cost Collar, LIBOR, implied volatility, wholly-owned subsidiary, inflation, per diem, Key Rate Duration, open position, limit order, 144a, ex-dividend, covered put, EBITDA, option premium, retained earnings, annual return, quality assurance, diluted share, labor relations, ex-dividend date, 401a, average price per share, deferred revenue, 1035 exchange, risk management, in escrow, command economy, required rate of return, liquidity ratio, minority interest, cancelled check, current ratio, reverse mortgage, FTSE, 1031 exchange, real GDP, FICO score, stock split, irrevocable trust, margin rate, APR, VIX, phantom income, stock market close, deferred tax, dividends payable, debt service coverage, class C shares


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2015 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use