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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.

shares outstanding

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AEP Texas Central Company will redeem 41,708 shares outstanding of its cumulative preferred stock, 4.
Basic EPS-derived from historically based data--would be calculated by dividing income available to common stockholders by the weighted average number of common shares outstanding during the period.