publicly traded

Definition

A company which has issued securities through an offering, and which are now traded on the open market. also called publicly held or public company. opposite of private company.

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You should decide if you want your company to be publicly traded or if you would rather just be private.

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The publicly traded company rewarded its employees with a Caribbean cruise, as a token of its appreciation for all their hard work in preparing to go public.

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The company was growing by leaps and bounds, but in order to reach it's goal, it's founders were going to have to make the company publicly traded to raise capital.

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