Shares


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Shares

Certificates or book entries representing ownership in a corporation or similar entity.
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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.
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* Safran (OTC: SAFRF) shares were up 6.65% on Thursday to hit a new 52-week high of $153.95 for a change of up 6.65%.
Annika Frederiksberg, Board Member, purchased 7 shares. After the transaction, she holds directly and indirectly 15,785 shares.
USD 0.24075 per share on paid-up Class B Preferred Shares Series 27;
This reverse share split will be carried out by redeeming without compensation, in deviation from the proportional shareholdings of shareholders as set out in the Chapter 15, Section 9 of the Companies Act, from every shareholder of Citycon a number of shares corresponding to the result of multiplying the number of shares on each book-entry account on the reverse split date by a coefficient of 4/5, implying that for each existing five shares, four shares will be redeemed.
As discussed earlier, companies usually price their rights shares at a discount to the market price.
New York Yankees (Share of Players' Pool: $6,588,259.73; value of each full share: $110,302.97) -- The Yankees awarded 43 full shares, 15.75 partial shares and 1 cash award.
As for Companies and Establishments, they accounted for 27.6% of total shares bought and 26.4% of total shares sold.
Paul Rergant, executive vice president of marketing and intermodal services, sold 40,000 shares on Feb.
Tractor Supply (NASDAQ: TSCO), a specialty retailer of farm and ranch supplies, saw shares decline by 18%.
X,Y and Z have each owned 24 shares outright since Jan.
Management would receive a guaranteed number of shares over time, and while the share values will fluctuate with the price, there would be little leverage opportunity.