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A warrant gives an investor the right, but not the obligation to buy or sell a specific underlying asset at a particular price (the ‘strike price’) within a specified timeframe (the ‘expiry’).

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Optimal sell strategy for warrants received as a bonus when I don't want long-term exposure to the underlying equity

I received a sizeable amount as a bonus in the form of European-style call warrants. Because I don't fully understand every aspect of them and because the underlying security is one I have no faith in ...
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Status of employee warrants awarded after an LLC becomes an S-corp

I was hoping to get some advice on how to approach this issue before I seek answers within my organization and perhaps legal consultation: Our company was originally owned by our initial investor's ...
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How to obtain information from Transfer Agents about current number of outstanding shares?

When a public company, for example, Neovasc (NVCN), did an offering back in 2017, they have Computershare Trust Company of Canada as their transfer agent. Each time warrants get exercised the transfer ...
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What is the exact meaning of the exercise price of warrants as stated in a 6K form?

NVCN stated in their 6K form the following statement 10,273,972 Series C Warrants were originally issued in the 2017 Public Transaction, and 5,388,706 remain issued and outstanding at the close ...
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How to redeem California tax income return warrants?

During 2016, I have overestimated my state taxes; as a result, the state of California have issued a "tax refund warrant". This is what it looks like (with personal identifiers removed): So, in ...
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how exactly do companies make money from warrants?

I'm confused. I remember reading a file for secondary offering from a company and it said "We will not receive any proceeds from the sale of these shares other than proceeds, if any, from the exercise ...
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Reasons for a warrant's intrinsic value and price not adding up?

I'm looking at a specific (American-style) warrant of a company and let's say I see something like the following: Warrant Bid/Ask: 0.30$/0.35$ Strike Price: 15$ Current stock price: 16$ Expiration ...
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Warrant shares/UNIT

I am having stock shares in a Swedish company called Nordic Mines, which resolved recently on a rights issue of shares and warrants. Here is what they intend to do in summary: On the record date for ...
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Using options to profit from underlying stock and warrants

I'm a suffering shareholder and have underlying stock and warrants (3 years remaining) and want to know how to profit from them using a option or hedge strategy. The current stock price is 30% below ...
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Where do I find the exercise price and date for warrants?

Some stock exchanges offer 'warrants'. For example, on TSE, you can find swy.wt.a. My understanding is that this security gives you the right to purchase the regular stock at a specific price, until a ...
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Will a company's stock price be affected when warrants are issued, or exercised?

A company has 500 million outstanding shares, and it issued 100 million warrants 10 years ago. Assume that none of the warrants has been exercised yet. If tomorrow all the holders exercised their ...
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Which instrument to use to trace the Aussie Stock Market?

The best way to achieve market returns is to get into a product that traces the market, right? So I have found two such potential products to trace the ASX 200. The first is an ETF, STW.AX (SPDR 200 ...
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Cost basis allocation question: GM bonds conversion to stock & warrants

So back when the 2008-2009 financial crisis was in full swing, I bought some GM bonds at depressed prices. These have now been converted to stock and warrants in the new GM company; a while back I ...
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Interactive Brokers: IOPTS and list of structured products

As below, Interactive Brokers lets me trade "IOPTS". What are these? They also let me trade "Structured Products". I know what these are, and even know what an ISIN is (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Can warrants to buy stock contain conditions or stipulations other than price?

Can warrants to buy stock contain conditions or stipulations other than price?
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What is a stock warrant? How do warrants work?

What is a stock warrant? How do warrants work? I've been told they are similar to options; how? Then why not just call them options - what makes them different?