A public company limited by shares or by guarantee and having share capital, which may offer shares for purchase by the general public. Only Plcs may qualify for listing on the London Stock Exchange.
A company which is registered as a public limited company, has an unlimited number of ordinary shareholders and can offer its shares to the public.
A public limited company can offer its shares to the public and is often listed on the stock exchange.
a concern that is a public company. Public Quoted Companies would generally issue invitations to the public to invest in it.
A company which has shares that can be purchased by the public and which has a share capital not less than a statutory minimum. Not all plcs are listed companies.
A company limited by shares or by guarantee, with a share capital, whose memorandum states that it is public and that it has complied with the registration procedures for such a company. A public company is distinguished from a private company in the following ways: a minimum issued share capital of £50,000; public limited company, or plc, at the end of the name; public company clause in the memorandum; freedom to offer securities to the public.
a successful, established company that is allowed to offer its shares for sale on the open stock market.
a company incorporated or converted from a private limited company for the purpose of procuring investment from members of the public by means of a public offering of its shares
a corporation whose capital is divided into equal portions, denominated shares
a requirement for listing and the offer of free share options is based on that future undertaking with no guarantee that there will be a listing
A company becomes public when it issues shares to the public. A company must be public to be listed on the London Stock Exchange or the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
A company whose shares are offered to the general public and traded freely on the open market and whose share capital is not less than a statutory minimum.
A type of company incorporated by registration under the Companies Act which may offer its shares to the public (a private company cannot do this) and is subject to a number of additional requirements under the Companies Act.
A company whose shares are capable of being offered to members of the public. It must have at least Â£50,000 in authorised share capital with a minimum of Â£12,500 paid up. Not all Plc's are listed and not all listed or quoted companies are Plc's.
As opposed to private, a company is public after it issues partial ownership of itself, in the form of shares, to the public. Only plcs can be listed on the stock exchanges.
A company whose shares may be purchased by the public and whose share capital is not less than a statutory minimum. Not all plcs are listed companies.
The shares of such company may be offered for sale to the general public and members' liability is limited to the amount unpaid on shares held by them.
A company that offers a proportion of its share capital to the public. Only plcs can be listed on stock exchanges.
A public company limited by shares and having a share capital, and which may offer shares for purchase by the general public. Only PLC’s may qualify for listing or trading on the USM on the London Stock Exchange.
A company whose shares may be purchased by the public and traded freely on the open market and whose share capital is not less than a statutory minimum.
Also known as plc. A company which, by registering as a plc and adhering to strict legal requirements as a result, has the ability to issue shares to the public. Contrast this with a Private Limited Company, which is not permitted to issue shares to the public. Public Limited Company should not be confused with a Listed Company. A listed company is a public limited company which has obtained a listing from the Stock Exchange and not all public limited companies do this.
The initials PLC after a UK or Irish company name indicate that it is a public limited company, a type of limited company whose shares may be offered for sale to the public. '' (The equivalent term in the United States is Public company)''