odd lot buy/sell ratio

Definition

An indicator of small-investor sentiment, equal to the amount of odd lot buying divided by the amount of odd lot selling over a given time period. A number greater than one indicates positive sentiment, and a number less than one indicates negative sentiment.

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You should try and break down the odd lot buy/sell ratio if you want to know how best to proceed.

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The odd lot buy/sell ratio that Peter had on his investment indicated that the sell factor was substantially greater than the buy factor.

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The board of directors is very concerned by the torn off pages with crossed out odd lot buy/sell ration equations and the sentence, "Jack is a dull boy." written over and over.

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