Penny stocks or companies that are listed on the OTC Market typically lack reliable information and liquidity and we strongly recommend learning more about the risks from the SEC here.

Can I buy penny stocks or Over The Counter (OTC) stocks on Public?

Public does not offer penny stocks or stocks that are listed on the over-the-counter (OTC) market, due to the risk associated with these types of investments.

The great news, though, is that you can avoid the extra risk of buying cheap, volatile penny stocks because here at Public we have developed the technology to invest in fractional shares, allowing our members to buy stock in public companies for any amount of money, regardless of the share price.

If you ever have questions, the team is always here for you, so feel free to give us a shout on the app’s Chat or via email at

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