share

(redirected from sharer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved

share

1. A single unit of a class of ownership in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate.
2. A single unit of ownership in a mutual fund.
3. The portion of a market controlled by a particular firm.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.

Share.

A share is a unit of ownership in a corporation or mutual fund, or an interest in a general or limited partnership. Though the word is sometimes used interchangeably with the word stock, you actually own shares of stock.

Dictionary of Financial Terms. Copyright © 2008 Lightbulb Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

share

a FINANCIAL SECURITY issued by a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY as a means of raising long-term capital. Purchasers of shares pay money into the company's bank account and in return receive a SHARE CERTIFICATE signifying their ownership of the shares and have their ownership recorded in the company's SHARE REGISTER. The SHAREHOLDERS of a company are its legal owners and are entitled to a share in its profits. Shares are traded on the STOCK MARKET. There are two broad kinds of shares: PREFERENCE SHARES and ORDINARY SHARES. See also SHARE CAPITAL, SHARE ISSUE, CAPITAL GEARING.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

share

a FINANCIAL SECURITY issued by a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY as a means of raising long-term capital. Purchasers of shares pay money to the company and in return receive a SHARE CERTIFICATE signifying their ownership of the shares and have their ownership recorded in the company's SHARE REGISTER. The SHAREHOLDERS of a company are its legal owners and are entitled to a share in its profits, receiving some of these profits in the form of DIVIDENDS. Shares are traded on the STOCK EXCHANGE. There are two broad kinds of shares: PREFERENCE SHARES and ORDINARY SHARES. See SHARE CAPITAL, SHARE ISSUE, CAPITAL GEARING.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Often the prospective sharers can't win approval from their office leadership.
There is no community per say as all those file sharers don't know each other.
"The act of speaking something out loud is empowering" Sharer says.
Now, the scheme involves nearly 400,000 car sharers in the UK and abroad.
The department based these conclusions on debriefing the job sharers and their supervisors, as well as evaluating the employees' work products.
Amgen CEO Kevin Sharer attributes his success and company growth to his idea that "a 'leader's actions' must be tailored to meet the demands of a high growth environment....
Finally, in "Forming Your Teaching to the Teaching of Form," Timothy Sharer describes ways to use musical form as an integral part of teaching.
Kevin Sharer, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Amgen Inc., and J.
Meanwhile Gregory Sharer supplements the mainstream news on Iraq by providing a historical perspective comparing the Bush administration's current justifications for the war and occupation with those used by the United States early in the last century when invading and occupying the Philippines.
"We are excited about this partnership, which unlocks the potential of both our companies' technologies and enables forward-thinking service providers to move steadily towards a next generation architecture, without risking their existing network operations," said Russ Sharer, Vice President of Marketing at Occam Networks.
(Didn't Dirk Sharer make an entire movie--Man of the Year-about hiding his gayness from his adoring female public?)
But thinking through art's ambivalent relation to its dialectical secret sharer, garbage, illuminates a good deal about both.