ordinary share
noun Date: 1891 British a share of common stock

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  • ordinary share — See equity shares. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary The most common form of share or stock. A certificate that represents share ownership in a corporation. Exchange Handbook Glossary * * * ordinary share ordinary share ➔ Share *… …   Financial and business terms

  • ordinary share — Brit. a share of common stock. [1865 70] * * * ˌordinary ˈshare [ordinary share] noun a fixed unit of a company s capital. People who own ordinary shares have voting rights in the company …   Useful english dictionary

  • ordinary share — A share in a company that carries the right to a share of the company s profits without limit. Ordinary shares generally carry the right to vote. See also: A shares, B shares, equity share, non equity share …   Accounting dictionary

  • ordinary share — A fixed unit of the share capital of a company. Shares in publicly owned quoted companies (see plc; quotation) are usually traded on stock exchanges and represent one of the most important types of security for investors. Shares yield dividends,… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • ordinary share — /ˈɔdənri ʃɛə/ (say awduhnree shair) noun 1. one of the series of shares into which the capital of a company is divided, which rank for dividends after preference shares and before deferred shares, if any such are in issue; common share. 2. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ordinary share — noun Brit. a share entitling its holder to dividends which vary in amount depending on the fortunes of the company. Compare with preference share …   English new terms dictionary

  • ordinary share — Brit. a share of common stock. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ordinary Share Capital —    Ordinary shares represent ownership in a limited liability company. Shareholders are entitled to dividends when they are declared by the company board of directors. Shareholders also have the last claim on the assets and income, after other… …   Financial and business terms

  • ordinary share capital — The total share capital of a company consisting of ordinary shares …   Accounting dictionary

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