S-3 Filing

AAA

DEFINITION of 'S-3 Filing'

The most simplified registration form. It can only be used by companies that have been required to report under the '34 Act for a minimum of twelve months and have met the timely filing requirements set forth under Form S-2.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'S-3 Filing'

The offering and issuer must meet the eligibility tests prescribed by the form before having a secondary offering.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Initial Public Offering - IPO

    The first sale of stock by a private company to the public. IPOs ...
  2. New Issue

    A reference to a security that has been registered, issued and ...
  3. Secondary Offering

    1. The issuance of new stock for public sale from a company that ...
  4. patent attorney

    A lawyer with expertise in intellectual property law as it pertains ...
  5. Patent Pending

    Wording inventors use to let the public know they've filed a ...
  6. Provisional Patent Application

    A short-term means of protecting an invention that requires less ...
Related Articles
  1. In an IPO, who is a greensheet distributed ...
    Investing

    In an IPO, who is a greensheet distributed ...

  2. Evaluating Executive Compensation
    Options & Futures

    Evaluating Executive Compensation

  3. How does an IPO get valued? What are ...
    Investing

    How does an IPO get valued? What are ...

  4. Why are corporations so concerned about ...
    Options & Futures

    Why are corporations so concerned about ...

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Certificate Of Deposit - CD

    A savings certificate entitling the bearer to receive interest. A CD bears a maturity date, a specified fixed interest rate ...
  2. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    A financial measure of a company's performance that gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory ...
  3. Accounts Payable - AP

    An accounting entry that represents an entity's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable ...
  4. Ratio Analysis

    Quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements. Ratio analysis is based on line items ...
  5. Days Payable Outstanding - DPO

    A company's average payable period. Calculated as: ending accounts payable / (cost of sales/number of days).
  6. Net Sales

    The amount of sales generated by a company after the deduction of returns, allowances for damaged or missing goods and any ...
Trading Center