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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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14583330 per share on its 415,240 outstanding stock.
The company acquired and cancelled 5% of its outstanding stock.
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Notice 2006-4 addresses the application of this exclusion to outstanding stock rights and, specifically, the determination of whether the stock right has an exercise price no less than the stock's FMV at the grant date.
announced terms of the merger agreement whereby FNF will acquire all of the outstanding stock of FNIS that it does not currently own.
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Such a plan (including one tying compensation to the value of the company's stock) will not be treated as outstanding stock, if the following safe harbor under Regs.
After the transaction, I owns more than 50% of A's outstanding stock (by value).

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