Choosing Liquidity Channels
Sammon, Bill, Independent Banker
Weighing the pros and cons of various stock exchange options
Liquidity is an important part of shareholder value. It allows banks flexibility when dealing with their current shareholders, when trying to attract new investors, and when attempting to use their stock as a currency to help grow the organization through acquisitions. Consequently more than 1,400 bank and thrift holding companies trade on a public market and report to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Reporting to the SEC adds transparency to core fundamentals and helps the investing public better understand a potential investment. Having a liquid stock can be beneficial to current shareholders as …
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Publication information: Article title: Choosing Liquidity Channels. Contributors: Sammon, Bill - Author. Magazine title: Independent Banker. Volume: 56. Issue: 5 Publication date: May 2006. Page number: 82+. © 2002 Independent Banker. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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