Common Shares

  • (noun): Stock other than preferred stock; entitles the owner to a share of the corporation's profits and a share of the voting power in shareholder elections.
    Synonyms: common stock, ordinary shares

Some articles on common shares, shares, share, common:

Philippine Veterans Bank - History
... the bank's subscribed capital of one hundred million pesos would be divided into 510,000 common shares and 490,000 preferred shares, all with a par value of one hundred ... All common shares were subscribed by the government on behalf of the veterans, their families and descendants, while the preferred shares were distributed for free among the veterans ... through the transfer of Veterans Bank's common shares ...
Securities Market - Main Financial Instruments - Stocks (shares) - Common Shares
... Common shares represent ownership in a company and a claim (dividends) on a portion of profits ... Investors get one vote per share to elect the board members, who oversee the major decisions made by management.Over the long term, common stock, by means of capital growth, yields higher returns than almost ... This higher return comes at a cost since common stocks entail the most risk ...
Langbar International - Events Leading Up To Suspension
... a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and would thereafter distribute its shares in Pharma to its shareholders as a dividend in specie so that each shareholder would receive one Pharma ... the 2003 CD from Pharma in consideration for the issue to Pharma of 71,000,000 Common Shares ... These shares were allotted to Pharma on 25 July 2005 and thereafter distributed pro rata to its own shareholders ...
Yield (finance) - Common Shares
... Common shares will often pay out a portion of the earnings as dividends ... is the total dollars (Yen, etc.) paid in a year divided by the spot price of the shares ... The price/earnings ratio quoted for common shares is the reciprocal of what is called the earnings yield ...

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