Depository Trust Company Tracking - DTCT


DEFINITION of 'Depository Trust Company Tracking - DTCT'

A service, used by underwriting firms, that provides a method of tracking the exact path of purchases and sales of newly issued securities.

BREAKING DOWN 'Depository Trust Company Tracking - DTCT'

Underwriters don't like flippers. DCTT attempts to deter premature selling of IPOs. The underwriters may even implement penalties against the flipper.

  1. Depository Trust Company - DTC

    One of the world's largest securities depositories, it holds ...
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  3. Initial Public Offering - IPO

    The first sale of stock by a private company to the public. IPOs ...
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    An underwriter is a company or other entity that administers ...
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  6. Red Herring

    A preliminary prospectus filed by a company with the Securities ...
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