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Share

A certificate giving the person or company listed a portion of ownership in a stock, mutual fund, or some other investment vehicle. A share is the smallest unit of ownership. They may be bought or sold on or off an exchange.

share

1. A single unit of a class of ownership in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate.
2. A single unit of ownership in a mutual fund.
3. The portion of a market controlled by a particular firm.

Share.

A share is a unit of ownership in a corporation or mutual fund, or an interest in a general or limited partnership. Though the word is sometimes used interchangeably with the word stock, you actually own shares of stock.

share

a FINANCIAL SECURITY issued by a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY as a means of raising long-term capital. Purchasers of shares pay money into the company's bank account and in return receive a SHARE CERTIFICATE signifying their ownership of the shares and have their ownership recorded in the company's SHARE REGISTER. The SHAREHOLDERS of a company are its legal owners and are entitled to a share in its profits. Shares are traded on the STOCK MARKET. There are two broad kinds of shares: PREFERENCE SHARES and ORDINARY SHARES. See also SHARE CAPITAL, SHARE ISSUE, CAPITAL GEARING.

share

a FINANCIAL SECURITY issued by a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY as a means of raising long-term capital. Purchasers of shares pay money to the company and in return receive a SHARE CERTIFICATE signifying their ownership of the shares and have their ownership recorded in the company's SHARE REGISTER. The SHAREHOLDERS of a company are its legal owners and are entitled to a share in its profits, receiving some of these profits in the form of DIVIDENDS. Shares are traded on the STOCK EXCHANGE. There are two broad kinds of shares: PREFERENCE SHARES and ORDINARY SHARES. See SHARE CAPITAL, SHARE ISSUE, CAPITAL GEARING.
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However, when Cohen cited the oil companies as an industry that is being poorly scrutinized by the press, Sharer disagreed.
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Last year was a great year for the company, said Sharer, marked by a strong financial performance, four new product approvals, five additions to the pipeline and added manufacturing capability.
This quarter we've seen solid performance across all of our marketed products, highlighted by the continuing success of Aranesp,'' Kevin Sharer, chairman and chief executive officer, said in a statement.
and for the first time in Amgen's history have recorded quarterly revenue of $2 billion,'' Kevin Sharer, Amgen's chairman and chief executive officer, said in a statement.
Our first quarter experienced top-line product growth both domestically and internationally,'' Kevin Sharer, Amgen's chairman and chief executive officer, said during a conference call after results were released Tuesday afternoon.