MARKET PRICE Definition

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MARKET PRICE (MARKET VALUE), for securities sold on an exchange, is the last reported price at which the securi­ties were sold. For securities sold over-the-counter (OTC), the current price of the securities in the market.

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COST ALLOCATION is the assignment to each of several particular cost-centers of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them, i.e. shared cost pools.

UNREALIZED INCOME (paper profit) is profit which has been made but not yet realized or collected through a transaction, such as a stock which has risen in value but is still being held. also called unrealized gain or unrealized profit or paper gain or book profit.

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