Bearer stock financial definition of bearer stock
that contains no ownership information and whose physical bearer is presumed to be the owner
. Bearer stocks may be bought
. They are quite rare.
Securities ownership certificates that are not registered in a name. As with other bearer securities, bearer stock is a negotiable certificate that can be transferred between owners without endorsement. Bearer stock is popular in Europe but not in the United States.
References in periodicals archive
At present, Novartis owns a third of Roche's bearer stock
6 September 2010 - Independent Research lowered today the share price target on Roche's (VTX: ROG) bearer stock
to CHF185 from CHF200 but kept its "buy" advice after the company launched a cost cutting programme on Friday.
Since bearer stock
cannot be legally sold to investors in the U.
32% stake already owned before announcing the buyout offer for the rest of Escora[euro](tm)s listed bearer stock
5) per share offer to buy out the rest of the listed bearer stock
of slot machines and games developer Escor Casinos & Entertainment (SWF:ESRI).