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1. When an underwriter who tries to prevent a recent offering from dropping below the offering price by placing buy orders slightly above that price.
2. A broker for whom at least 75% of trades are stabilizing (i.e. sales following a zero-plus tick and purchases following a zero-minus tick), in accordance with NYSE rules.

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The stabilization strategy was an effective one as no one on our side wanted to see the price drop lower.

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They were concerned about the offering price so they asked the broker to provide some stabilization to the stock price.

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The stabilization of the roster was essential to our well being and I was glad that they were making some changes to it.

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