Shares


Shares
Certificates or book entries representing ownership in a corporation or similar entity

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • shares — index securities Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 shares …   Law dictionary

  • shares — shares; shares·man; …   English syllables

  • Shares — A unit of ownership interest in a corporation or financial asset. While owning shares in a business does not mean that the shareholder has direct control over the business s day to day operations, being a shareholder does entitle the possessor to …   Investment dictionary

  • shares — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shares — certificates or book entries representing ownership in a corporation or similar entity. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary CME Class A Shares and Class B Shares. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary See security Exchange Handbook Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • shares — ʃer /ʃeÉ™ n. part; portion; quota, allocation; issue or share of stock; plowshare v. divide, apportion; receive a share or portion; participate, partake; have in common; allow users on a network to access local resources (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shares — 1) rashes 2) shears …   Anagrams dictionary

  • SHARES — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shares outstanding — are common shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors. They have voting rights and represent ownership in the corporation by the person or institution that holds the shares. They should be distinguished from treasury… …   Wikipedia

  • Shares authorized — is the maximum number of shares that a company can issue. This number is specified in the company s articles of association but can be changed by shareholder approval. A company usually authorizes a higher number of shares than required to be… …   Wikipedia


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