DEFINITION of 'Ex-Warrant'

The trading of shares when a warrant has been declared but not distributed.


In this case, the distribution would still belong to the seller rather than someone looking to buy the shares.

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    The period of time for which a financial instrument remains outstanding. ...
  6. Undetachable Stock Warrant

    A right attached to a bond that can be redeemed for stock, but ...
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