Investor Glossary-zero plus tickInvestor Glossary-zero plus tickInvestor Glossary-zero plus tickInvestor Glossary-zero plus tickInsightful 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 Plus Tick

The HTML to link to this page
 

Zero plus tick refers to a transaction where the price is the same as the previous transaction price, but is still greater than a preceding trade at a different price. For example, in a trade executed at $15, $16 and $16, the last $16 is the zero plus tick. The zero plus tick of $16 was executed at the same price as the previous transaction, but was higher than the preceding tick of $15. A zero plus tick is associated with short sale strategy: according to the SEC, a zero plus tick (or a "plus tick", where the stock continues to increase instead of leveling off) must occur for a trader to engage in short selling. The zero plus tick requirement is a safeguard against manipulative price depreciation. The opposite of a zero plus tick is a zero minus tick. A zero plus tick may be referred to as a "zero uptick."



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


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