Most of the shares traded on the London Stock Exchange are ordinary shares. Owning them entitles you to dividends but in the event of the company being wound up these shares come at the bottom of the pile, after bonds and preference shares.
The most common form of share. The holders are the owners of the company and receive dividends which vary in amount in line with the profitability of the company and recommendation of directors. Also referred to as "equity".
a fixed unit of the share capital of a company
a unit of ownership in a public company
the most commonly traded security in Australia. Holders of ordinary shares are part-owners of a company and may receive payments in cash, called dividends, if the company trades profitability.
These are the "normal" shares in a company that you're most likely to own. If you own ordinary shares then you'll be able to receive dividends, although you will also be last in line to receive the cash if the company that you've invested in turns out to be a flop.
A share entitling its owner to receive a divided (if one is paid by the company) only after the payment of a set dividend to the holders of preference shares (only where 'class rights' have been set up). Passing off Where a company wrongly names itself a name similar or that of a similar business in an effort to cash in on its reputation and so expropriate its goodwill.
The most usual form of share capital; they carry the highest risk and rank last in line in the event of a liquidation.
The most common class of share representing the owners interest in a company.
Unit of security companies issue in return for high-risk capital. Kembali ke top
This is a type of share issued by a limited company. It carries the highest risk but usually attracts the highest rewards.
See Equity Share.
The main class of share capital representing the owners interest in the company.
A regular share, without any special features such as those characterising preference shares/preferred stocks. Français: Action ordinaire Español: Ordinary share (UK)
The most common form of share or stock. A certificate that represents share ownership in a corporation.