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Shares Outstanding

The number of shares an issuing entity, such as a publicly-traded company, has not repurchased and that are available for trade by the general public. This is sometimes known as collection float or float.

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The newly issued shares will be traded as a separate class of shares under the trading code NOK1VM104 ("Nokia Uudet" in Finnish, meaning Nokia 'New') until the trade registration date of such shares.
based in Valencia, has completed a private placement of 1 million newly issued shares of its common stock, resulting in $12.
The newly issued shares were subject to the terms of the buy-sell agreement; when one of the shareholders left, his shares were purchased under the mandatory clause in the agreement.
L), a United Kingdom-based firm that provides technical consulting and dispute resolution services to the engineering and construction industry worldwide, have unanimously approved the terms of a recommended cash offer to be made by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hill for all of the issued shares of Knowles at a price of 33 pence ($0.
Giant Bay will acquire all the issued shares of MRC, subject to approval by the Toronto Stock Exchange and the shareholders of Giant Bay, completion of due diligence, the receipt of a favorable report on the Montanore Property by Watts, Griffis & McOuat, and MRC having total liabilities at closing of less than US$140,000.
In order to secure the fulfillment of the proposed employee stock option program and to adopt the program in a cost efficient, suitable and flexible way, the Board has resolved to propose the General Meeting to authorize the Board to issue warrants which entitle to subscription of newly issued shares in Biotage.
On 10 November 2005, Profit Eagle and Superdata jointly announced a possible offer by Morgan Stanley (on behalf of Profit Eagle) to acquire all of the issued shares of Superdata (other than those already held by Profit Eagle and its Concert Parties), the proposed withdrawal of listing of Superdata and the proposed cancellation of all outstanding share options of Superdata.
Chiron Corporation (NASDAQ:CHIR) today announced that it has closed on a sale of $300 million in newly issued shares of its common stock at a price of $43.
The SAA will become effective after the completion of the acquisition of the additional shares by Telefonica, representing the difference between the existing stake of 5 percent of the outstanding issued Shares held by Telefonica and 9.
It is anticipated that the newly issued shares will be delivered on or about November 3, 2005.
4 million of privately placed newly issued shares of common stock and warrants for the purchase of additional shares of common stock to institutional and accredited investors.
Pursuant to the agreement, subject to certain conditions, Bench Group will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Qualmax in exchange for 14 million newly issued shares of Bench Group's Common Stock and, upon the closing of such exchange, the holders of outstanding options to purchase Qualmax common stock will hold options to purchase up to an aggregate of 3,800,000 newly issued shares of Bench Group Common Stock.