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Stock Company

stock company

A company owned by stockholders, with the ownership evidenced by transferable certificates. Compare mutual company.
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The generalization we tend to make is not as much--again, stock companies should be doing this, mutual companies should be doing this--but more size.
Waleed Al-Bawardi, director of cash and markets at Tadawul, said that during 2011 only four family companies had been converted into joint stock companies.
We might add a few disadvantages of joint stock companies for balance:
Stock companies are under constant pressure to meet financial targets, which often leads to a focus on short-term results.
In the following package, Best's Review reports on companies that are choosing to demutualize; stock companies choosing to turn into mutuals and how mainstays of the mutual community are staying innovative and agile.
The value of the listings of the joint stock companies stood at RO277.
32 per cent) out of 119 local public joint stock companies listed on securities markets of the country.
The joint stock companies will have to meet certain criteria pertaining to the shareholding capital, number of shareholders and positive financial results.
With over 4,600 employees, Datang has research centers, five subsidiary companies, four stock companies and two share companies, as well as a company that has direct ownership relations with other companies and institutions in the Ministry of Information Industry of China.
While other startups might similarly embrace the idea of mutualism, stock companies are unlikely to be swayed toward restructuring.
Muscat, Jan 29 (ONA) The Capital Market Authority (CMA) started getting the feedback of the joint stock companies, audit and legal firms about the first draft document related to amending the corporate governance chart, which was drafted by the corporate governance action team formed by CMA to revise the corporate governance chart for the joint stock companies and improve the corporate governance practices in the Sultanate.
Summary: DUBAI -- His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has issued an Emiri Decree on the election of boards members of joint stock companies licensed in the Emirate of RAK in accordance with governance rules and standards of institutional discipline in the state.