Share represents the small piece of ownership of a corporation.
Raising capital is the main objective of issuing shares. It is also known as stock.
A Stock is an instrument that signifies an ownership position (called equity) in a corporation.
Share represents a claim on its proportional share in the corporation's assets and profits.
Ownership in the company is determined by the number of shares a person owns divided by the total number of shares outstanding.
Shares are basically two types: Common Stock and Preferred Stock.
Return on shares is called dividend. Bonus Share (stock dividend), Cash dividend and property dividend are the types of dividend.
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