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Is there a total number of shares distributed?

When a company makes a share available, is that a unit of a larger whole? Meaning, say, a company is worth $100 and wants to offer 50% shares. Does that mean it makes 50 shares available, at $1 per ...
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What are my rights when I wasn't invited to a shareholder meeting?

I am a shareholder (roughly 20%) and do not have board representation. The company had a shareholder meeting which I was not invited to or aware of. I got a letter in the mail stating that the ...
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Does the SEC (or any governing body) limit Rights Offerings?

Could AAPL offer all shareholders a non-transferable right to purchase two shares at a 20% discount (from today's price, exercisable for one month) for each share they own? This announcement will (...
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What is a “Subscription Rights Offering” of a stock one owns?

Last week a funny thing popped up in my little "play" brokerage account (where I own <100 shares of some stocks that trade below $5.00). A second line appeared below one of my stocks with a funny ...
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UK - Rights Issue

A company I was holding recently did a Rights Issue, giving me an extra x amount of shares in a new line from the main shares at a lower price. After reading http://www.investopedia.com/articles/...
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How does selling rights issues work in practice?

I read the article Understanding Rights Issues, but I don't understand how the selling of those rights issues works in practice. Do you simply get call options you can sell on an options exchange? Or ...
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What is an Open Offer in the context of stocks and shares?

One of the companies I own shares in has just announced an Open Offer, giving me the opportunity to buy additional shares. What exactly is an Open Offer, how does it relate to a Rights Issue and how ...