voting stock


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Voting stock

The shares in a corporation that entitle the shareholder to vote.

Voting Stock

Stock in a publicly-traded company that gives the holder the right to vote at the company's annual meeting. Votes are usually allocated on the basis of one vote per share. The right to vote gives the holder of voting stock a great deal of control over the company; in exchange, voting stock usually has few or no other rights associated with it. For example, most preferred stock is nonvoting, but preferred stock has a guaranteed dividend while most voting stock does not.

voting stock

Stock for which the holder has the right to vote in the election of directors, in the appointment of auditors, or in other matters brought up at the annual meeting. Most common stock is voting stock. Compare nonvoting stock. See also supervoting stock.
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We recognize the disparate ratio of our determined value before consideration of a liquidity discount of the class A voting stock ($331,595.
Therefore, the preferred stock was treated as voting stock for consolidation purposes.
Section 902(a) permits a deemed-paid credit where the domestic corporation owns 10 percent or more of the voting stock of the foreign corporation.
Because of the amount of cash paid and the liabilities assumed, the transaction does not meet the "solely for voting stock requirement" of a C reorganization.
The acquisition by one corporation, in exchange solely for all or part of its voting stock .
The facts are the same as in Situation 1, except that in the acquisition merger, the T shareholders receive solely X voting stock in exchange for their T stock, so that the acquisition merger, if viewed independently of the upstream merger, would qualify as a reorganization under Sec.
302(b)(2)(C), a substantially disproportionate redemption occurs if "immediately after the redemption the shareholder owns less than 50 percent of the total combined voting power of all classes of stock entitled to vote;' and "the ratio which the voting stock of the corporation owned by the shareholder immediately after the redemption bears to all of the voting stock of the corporation at such time is less than 80 percent of the ratio which the voting stock of the corporation owned by the shareholder immediately before the redemption bears to all of the voting stock of the corporation at such time.
3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:TDSC), a leading provider of rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today that more than 92% of its outstanding shares of voting stock were present at its annual meeting of stockholders that was held today and that more than 99% of the shares voted were voted in favor of re-electing the Company's current directors and ratifying the appointment of BDO Seidman, LLC as the Company's independent registered public accountants for the year ending December 31, 2006.
338, a QSP for consideration other than voting stock will not prevent a subsequent transfer of target assets from meeting the "solely for voting stock" requirement in testing whether the transfer qualifies as a C reorganization.
This permits Magna to proceed with its previously announced plan to create a new public company out of its non-automotive operations by distributing approximately 20% of MEC's Class A Subordinate Voting Stock to Magna's shareholders.
If during or prior to any interim period, any stockholder acquires 5 percent or more of News Corporation's voting stock, offers to purchase voting stock or assets that would result in their owning 30 percent or more of News Corporation's voting stock or assets, or in certain other circumstances, the company may immediately adopt a new rights plan of one-year duration.
In finding that the voting shares had the potential for more influence and control than the nonvoting shares, the Tax Court valued the voting stock at $215,539 per share, and $3,417 per share for the nonvoting.