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What are shares?


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2011-09-07 11:05:00
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A share in a company gives you as an investor a share in its dividend.

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There are different types of shares available. Some examples include ordinary shares, preferred shares, cumulative preference shares, and redeemable shares.

demate shares are those shares which are kept in electronic form where as physical shares are those shares which are kept in the traditional paper form....

i want 2 convert the equity shares of my cmpany into preference shares

Issued shares(I) are shares of stock that have been sold to investors. It includes both outstanding shares(O) and Treasury shares(T). Thus, I = O+T Outstanding shares(O) are shares of stock currently owned by the shareholders.

Buy back of shares refers to the repurchase of shares by a firm as a means to reduce shares on the market.

What is the importance of shares?

why does prices of shares change in the shares of market?

Preference shares are fixed income shares that are not the success of a company. The benefits of a preference shares are that shareholders will have first priory over ordinary shareholders. The disadvantages are shares compared to other shares are that the return is limited.

RIGHT SHARESto increases company's capital they issue right shares. exiting shareholder have prior right to buy this shares so it's called 'right shares'. issue of right shares increases company's capital.BONUS SHARESmany company not distribute dividends each year and this profit is added in reserves after some year company's capital is less than company's size so company capitalized it's reserves by issuing bonus shares. bonus shares decres shares price. this shares is given to the exisiting shareholer in propoastion of holding the shares.

Issued Shares Authorized Shares = Issued Shares (sold to investors) + Unissued Shares Issued Shares = Outstanding Stock (held by investors) + Treasury Stock (stock bought back by company)

in case of non convertible preference shares, the holders are not given the right to convert their shares into equity shares.

Forfeited shares Shares in a no-liability company which are forfeited (lost) to the previous owner because of non-payment of a call on the shares. Forfeited shares Shares in a no-liability company which are forfeited (lost) to the previous owner because of non-payment of a call on the shares.

Preference shares are shares whose dividends are paid out first before ordinary shares dividends. They so called (preference shares) because they have 'preference' over ordinary shares for payment of dividends.

Probably the shares will be relisted in 2017. The preferential shares of the investors will get matured in 2017 and for redemption, they will relist the shares.

Weighted average number of shares = shares outstanding at start of year + shares at end of year / 2

Issued Shares: The number of shares that has ever been sold to and held by the shareholders of a company. Includes stock that has been repurchased by the company. Does NOT include shares that have been retired.Outstanding Shares: Stock currently held by investors. Does NOT include stock that has been repurchased by the company..If either no shares have ever been repurchased or if all repurchased shares have been retired then Outstanding shares = Issued Shares.

The process where by a company issues its shares to those who have submitted a written application on those shares.

Dormant Shares are shares which are inactive, it may be the shares of InactiveCompany (Dormant Company)orThe shares which are Closely held by companies, these are more stable than other companies.Share prices of Dormant shares are determined by the company's value and not by investor sentiment.- Sudheer Koppala

what is the procedure of allotment of shares?

I had some fison pharmaceutical shares

An allotment of shares is the process in which a person is given the right to be included in the register of members within a specific company. An issuance of shares is when the person is actually issued the shares in which they are deemed entitled to.

You need to contact Kellogg's shareholder services department. Kellogg has split its stock eight times since 1951. So...100 shares of stock became 200 shares in 1951...which became 400 shares in 1958...which became 800 shares in 1963...1600 shares in 1970...3200 shares in 1973...6400 shares in 1986...12,800 shares in 1991...and finally 25,600 shares in 1997.So call the company and have them help you out. Their number is(877) 910-5385.

it is a preference shares which willbe converted compulsory into equity shares after a stipulated time

shares are calculated by the holding number. For instance, a person or a compary shares are calculated by the number the perchase.

check a shares website it could tell you company profits, shares and debts!

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