Shares of companies outside the U.S., traded in their individual home markets. These usually cannot be delivered in the U.S. see also ADR
The most common form of equity. Shares with equal entitlements to share in profits and to vote.... more on: Ordinary shares
a class of share capital representing the ultimate power in a company.
These are equity shares that are entitled to all income and capital after the rights of all other classes of capital and creditors have been satisfied.
Fully paid ordinary shares in the capital of the Company.
Ordinary Shares are the normal security you would hold when investing in a Company and means you become a part owner of the Company.
Shares which represent ownership interests in a company. They bear more risk than preference shares but promise greater dividends and capital appreciation.
(GB) or common stock (US) - fixed units of a company's share capital that usually pay a dividend and have voting rights.
Ordinary shares of £1 each in the capital of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC
Apples mainly to international equities. Shares of non-U.S. companies traded in their individual home markets. Usually cannot be delivered in the US See: ADR.
Ranked after preference shares and debentures, for dividend payments and liquidation preference; the securities that usually confer ownership of the company. In the U.S. they are known as common stock.
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; "over 40 million Americans invest in common stocks"
Shares which confer ownership rights over a company, entitling the shareholders to dividends and any residual capital upon winding up of the company after the repayment of all liabilities.
An ordinary share represents the smallest unit of equity ownership of a company. Shares of listed companies are traded on the CSE. This entitles the shareholder to a proportion of the company's profits, and Bonus and Right issues. Other privileges include receiving quarterly accounts and annual reports, and participating at Annual General Meetings. However, ordinary shareholders are at greater risk in the event of liquidation, having the last call on the assets of the company, after all company liabilities have been met.
Shares which entail the holders to equal shares of a company's profits once preferential shareholder and creditor claims have been met. Shareholder rights are detailed in a company's Articles of Association, but ordinary shareholders typically have the right to vote on resolutions at company meetings.
The most common form of share which carries the greatest risk. Your dividends are subject to profits unlike Preference Shareholders or debenture holders. In the event of liquidation you are last in the queue to be paid out. However, in the event of rising growth, you are the main participant. This is the most common share type quoted on the JSE.
Ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the capital of National Grid Transco.
The most common type of share, holders may receive dividends if they are declared
The most common form of shares, which entitle the owners to jointly own the company. Holders may receive dividends depending on profitability of the company and recommendation of directors.
A common form of share. The holder of ordinary shares are the owners of that company, the holders also receive dividends which vary in amount.
Ordinary unit of capital.
Shares which are the risk capital of the business, also known as equity. The holders are part owners of the company and are entitled to share in any profits made. Dividends vary with company profits and are not guaranteed. The value of shares may rise or fall depending upon the company's success. If the company fails the ordinary shareholders are likely to lose their investment.
These are the most common types of shares. The owner of a company has ordinary shares, which entitles that individual to a share of the profits. These profits are in the form of dividends. Dividends are not guaranteed.
Companies can have different types of shares, but the vast majority are 'ordinary' shares. As a holder of ordinary shares, you have bought a stake in the ownership of the company. You will be invited to attend shareholders' general meetings, including the Annual General Meeting and have the right to vote on certain major affairs of the company.
Represents an equal claim on net assets after all meeting all debt and preference share obligations. Includes voting rights.
The most common form of shares. Holders receive dividends which vary in accordance with the profitability of the company and the recommendations of the directors. The holders of the ordinary shares are the owners of the company.
The type of shares most commonly traded on the London Stock Exchange, also known as Equities.
Ordinary shareholders carry full rights to participate in the business through voting in general meetings. They are entitled to payment of a dividend out of profits and ultimately repayment of capital in the event of liquidation, but only after other claims have been met. As owners of the company the ordinary shareholders bear the greatest risk, but also enjoy the fruits of corporate success in the form of higher dividends and/or capital gains.
The most commonly traded security in Australia. Holders of ordinary shares are part owners of a company and may receive dividends if the company is profitable and declares a dividend.
The English equivalent of US common stock, classified into preferred shares and deferred shares
The most common form of share. Holders may receive dividends in line with the company's profitability and recommendation of its directors.
Security that confers ownership in a company. They entitle the owner to a distribution of the profits (known as dividends) and the right to vote at company meetings. Ordinary shares rank after preference shares and debentures in priority for the payment of dividends or in a winding up.
Fully-paid shares that generally earn lower dividends than debentures and preference shares do. Ordinary shareholders have voting rights and can attend AGMs.
Ordinary shares are part of the equity finance of a business. Ordinary shares entitle the holders to the remaining divisible profits (and, in a liquidation, the assets) after prior interests, for example creditors and prior charge capital, have been satisfied
The most common type of shares, or equity capital, bought by private investors. See equitites.
A share which represents an interest in a company. If the company has also issued preference shares, both have ownership rights. The preference shareholder normally is limited to a fixed dividend but has prior claim on dividends and, in the event of liquidation, assets. Ordinary shareholders assume the greater risk, but generally exercise greater control and may gain the greater reward in the form of dividends and capital appreciation.
The most common form of share. Holders receive dividends which vary in amount in accordance with the profitability of the company and recommendation of directors. The holders are the owners of the company.
The ordinary bearer shares with a nominal value of € 2 each in the capital of the company.
The commonest form of shares. Holders are the risk bearing owners of the company. They receive dividends that vary in amount, being subject to the company’s underlying profitability and the directors’ recommendations. These, in turn, are based on their expectations as to future cash requirements for the company’s continued operation and development.
The voting shares of a limited company.
Securities which represent an ownership interest in a company.
The usual type of shares issued by a Company, which carry the main risk of the business and are rewarded accordingly. Ordinary shares rank for dividend after preference shares and dividends on them are paid only if profits permit.
Securities or fully paid shares that represent an ownership interest in a company. They carry voting rights (for the shareowner) and entitle the shareholder to receive dividends if the company makes a profit and decides to pay dividends.
Rank after preference shares and debentures fordividend payments; the securities that usually confer ownership of the company. In the US they are known as common stock.
Fully paid shares which rank after debentures and preference shares for dividend payments.
shares issued to members of a limited company
shares which represent your equity in a company and entitle you to dividends
Mainly applies to international equities. Shares of non-U.S. companies traded in their individual home markets. Usually cannot be delivered in the U.S.
The most common form of publicly traded stocks, are ownership certificates in a traded company entitling the share holder to dividends relative to that company's profitability.
Shares that carry full voting rights and dividend entitlements.
Ordinary shares carry the residual economic value of a company. They carry rights to distribution of profits through dividends, to the surplus assets of a company on a winding up and to votes at general meetings of the company.
A' shares which confer full voting and dividend rights to the owner.