Convertible security

Convertible security
A security that can be converted into common stock at the option of the security holder, including convertible bonds and convertible preferred stock. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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convertible security UK US noun [C] (plural convertible securities)
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a type of share, bond, etc. that can be exchanged for another type of share

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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