|Participation certificates||With a participation certificate, you can directly benefit from the development of the underlying instrument. Participation certificates are comparable to index certificates, they differ by their underlying. While index certificates have an equity index as underlying, the underlying of a participation certificate can be something else like an equity basket or a commodity (e.g. gold).|
|Performance||The development of a specific security or an entire portfolio throughout a certain period of time.|
|Portfolio||The sum of all securities and investments held by an investor.|
|Preferred share||Shares preferred as to participation in the company’s profits.|
|Premium||The positive difference between the issue price and the face value of securities.|
|Price||Price of a bond, expressed in percentage terms.|
|Price gain||Difference between the (lower) purchase and the (higher) selling price of a security.|
|Price-earnings ratio (PE ratio; PER)||Shows how many times the price of a share could buy a company’s earnings per share.|
|Prime Market||Market segment on the Vienna stock exchange trading in shares that have been admitted to the Official Market or the Second Regulated Market and that fulfil a number of additional criteria.|
|Private placement||An issue not available for public general subscription.|
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