CALL Definition

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CALL can be 1. process of redeeming a bond or preferred stock issue before its normal maturity. A security with a call provision typically is issued at an interest rate higher than one without a call provision. Investors look at yield-to-call rather than yield-to-maturity; 2. right to buy 100 shares of stock at a specified price within a specified period; or, 3. option to buy (call) an asset at a specified price within a specified period.

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VOLUME is the amount of trading activity, expressed in shares or dollars, experienced by a single security or the entire market within a specified period.

MARKETABLE CAPACITY is an assessment of total capacity compared to that capacity that sales projections indicate that the market can absorb. Dependent upon demand, the analysis will indicate whether the marketable capacity is at capacity, over capacity (inflationary), or under capacity (deflationary).

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