American shares

American shares

Securities certificates issued in the US by a transfer agent acting on behalf of the foreign issuer. The certificates represent claims to foreign equities.

American Depository Share

A certificate issued by an American bank representing a share of a foreign stock the bank holds in trust but that is traded on an American stock exchange. An American depository share is dollar-denominated and entitles the bearer to any dividends and other benefits associated with the single share underlying it. In other words, an American depository share is a single share of an American depository receipt.
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47% of the Andean American shares voted at Andean American s annual and special shareholders meeting held earlier today were voted in favour of the special resolution approving the Arrangement.
The analyst has a ``strong buy'' recommendation on North American shares and a 12-month target price of $15.
But what did become apparent from the protracted battle between the two mining giants was that South African companies were going to find it tougher to compete against North American companies in terms of large scale acquisitions when making paper bids, as the value of North American shares is greater.
After gaining more than 1,000 percent in 1997, North American shares have been thinly traded and in retreat for much of the past year, owing to investor wariness of the entire brachytherapy sector.
The record date for the stock split for holders of American shares held through the New York Registry has been fixed at the close of business on Friday, 14 April 2000, and the payment date for such shares will be Monday, 17 April 2000.
News of the FDA approval sent North American shares up $2.
The Unilever PLC interim dividend date, and those for the PLC American Shares and N.
North American shares lost a quarter of their value, dropping $4.
Alabama National has indicated that, in its opinion, the reported adjustment by First American is consistent with safe and sound banking practices and that this adjustment will not negatively impact the scheduled merger of First American and Alabama National or the conversion ratio of Alabama National shares being offered for First American shares in the merger.
North American shares have been led down by profit-takers who have seen the company's stock rise nearly 700 percent in a year, according to analyst John Calcagnini at CIBC Oppenheimer in Los Angeles.
It is the intention of ACL to distribute the North American shares to its shareholders at a future date.
US Dollar checks for the final dividend on the American Shares in PLC converted at the sterling/dollar rate of exchange current in London on May 24, 1996 will be mailed on May 31, 1996, to holders of record at the close of business on April 17, 1996.
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