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Questions tagged [warrants]

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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Does daily leverage certificate value decrease over time?

I see that there is a type of investment called Daily Leverage Certificate which allows investor to buy a certificate tracking an index with multiple leverage factor. Meaning to say that if the index ...
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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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Understanding Put Warrants on SET (Thai) exchange

I have having trouble understanding exactly how these derivative products work. For example this one. I understand that the European exercise style means that they can only be exercised on the ...
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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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Can a warrant be “cancelled” by its issuer?

I am wondering if a bank that sells derivatives (Warrants, Turbos ...) can "cancel" their products after a very bad event. Example : Today, I buy 5000 PUT warrants. Then tomorrow, a market crash ...
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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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Finance, Social Capital IPOA.U

Brought 1000 shares (units) of IPOA.U on IPO day at price of $10.26 for $10,260.00. Each of these units contains 1/3 of a warrant (or 333 whole warrants) exercisable now or at a later date for $11....
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How many warrants do I need to exercise to get a stock?

I am getting the following information from the link http://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/ipoa.ws Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A Ordinary ...
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How many stocks I can exercise per stock warrant?

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. (the “Company”), a blank check company formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, ...
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What is the stock warrant's expiration date here?

https://www.etrade.wallst.com/v1/stocks/snapshot/snapshot.asp?symbol=IPOA.WS SOCIAL CAP HEDOSOPHIA HLDGS CO WT EXP 000022 IPOA.WS: NYSE How do I interpret the expiration date here WT EXP 000022 ? ...
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What does it mean when a company “Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants”? [closed]

I have read that ImmunoCellular Therapeutics (IMUC) announced: ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering ...
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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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What do the suffixes on stock symbols indicate

For example, this article mentions symbols VZ.N, CVC.N, TWC.N, and CCOI.O. Are these related to share classes and/or warrants? Each of these symbols also seem to exist and can be referenced without ...
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What forms (S-1, 8-K, etc) and keywords in news headlines signify dilution?

I'm trying to create a program to scan a news RSS feed for stocks that are in the process of getting diluted so that I do filter the market down to a few stocks and then do extra research on them. My ...
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US company Warrants issued in Europe

Can one bank issue another companies warrants ? I have been searching for warrants on US companies and turns out that a lot of these warrants are issued in Euro instead and by different banks rather ...
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Shorting diluting stocks

If a stock just submitted an 8-K that shows that it's diluting (has "cashless exercises", "dilution", and "warrants" in it), shouldn't that mean it's bound to go down (with a high level of likeliness)?...
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How are derivatives different from bucket shops?

How are derivatives like covered warrants or CFDs different from the bucket shops that were made illegal in the US? Should I worry that some regulator decides that my "market maker" is an illegal ...
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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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Exercising GM warrant

I have some GM WSA warrants and WSB warrants. Can someone please explain how to exercise them? I have read that they were issued with strike prices of around $10 on the WSA and $18 on the WSB, but I ...
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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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Calculation of Loss for GM Bonds and Cost Basis of New Issues

In 2011 GM bonds were converted to new GM stock and series A and B warrants. For tax purposes, I have read where others reported the cost basis of new shares received for the new GM and the WSA and ...
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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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How to hedge against specific asset classes at low cost

I only do passive investment on index ETFs etc. I'm quite happy with that, but sometimes I want to hedge against specific asset classes in the mix. For example, let's say I do want to keep buying ...
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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?