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Ask Or Offer

Updated on March 2, 2023

In stock market parlance, the price at which a security is put up for sale or is being ‘offered’, is referred to as the ‘Ask or Offer’ price.

The Ask or offer quote generally contains the quantity of securities on offer and any additional quantity that the seller holds that may be made available for sale.

Ask or offer is also representative of the supply or availability of a stock or security. Generally, when supply is high, the Ask price will be relatively lower.