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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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Garcia said job sharers need to be self-starters and will likely need to shepherd each step of the process themselves.
The lawsuits have galvanized file sharers, and made many people who were not a part of this cultural movement more aware of what is happening.
Sharer says there are four basic types of wishes children have: to go somewhere, or escape, such as to Disneyland or Disneyworld; to meet someone, such as a movie star or famous athlete; to have something, such as a toy; or to be something, such as an honorary member of the military.
In figure 5a, the problem solver numbered the licorice sticks that each sharer received: one whole licorice stick (not shown), one-half, and one-eighth.
Several studies describe placement programs with the capacity to "recycle" clients through different stages of support when failure or adversity occurs (Moon, Goodall, Barcus & Brooke, 1986; Wehman, Kregel, Sharer & Hill, 1987; Gardner, Chapman, Donaldson & Jacobson, 1988).
Evidence from excavations, test pits and tunnels dug under the East Court suggests it was the original Acropolis, founded by Copan's first king and intended as an administrative, residential and ritual center for later rulers, Sharer says.
16 December 2011 - Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) said on Thursday its chairman and chief executive Kevin W Sharer plans to retire at the end of 2012 after 20 years with the company and 12 years at its helm.
Nevertheless, Sharer insisted at a recent health care conference that his company should continue to maintain "significant market share at attractive revenues for a long time post patent expiry.
We're off to a good start in 2006,'' said Chief Executive Officer Kevin Sharer during a conference call with analysts.
In the dock are the three Liberal Democrats who were eventually voted in - Zev Lieberman (29), a school administrator, Ian Sharer (55), an insurance broker, and Shahid Achhala (29), a mental health worker, all of Stoke Newington, north London.
Sharer scored the alternative papers for not doing enough media bashing and urged them to regularly "beat the s out of the dailies" as a "big target you want to go after.
Sharer of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark.