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Questions tagged [shares]

Units for measuring corporate ownership.

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Share of new company for licencing services abroad [on hold]

Our UK ltd company is considering setting up our first international branch in Australia through an Australian partner company. As part of this, the Australian company would receive a licence ...
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What is a capital repayment?

I got notified recently from a company I have shares in of a payment. I initially thought it was a dividend but under payment type it says "Capital Repayment". What does it mean, how is it different ...
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Is a business buyer ever responsible for the seller's taxes?

Bert and Ernie are both 50% shareholders in their small business. Ernie is losing passion and interest in the business, and is going to cut ties and explore other opportunities. Ernie and has agreed ...
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Best financial model to proportionally distribute the company's income to all employees? [closed]

I plan to start a project of something "innovative". And among some of the parts of the project that I'm thinking about, it's in the term of how money (profits) should be distributed. The truth is, I ...
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Calculating approximate returns based on IRR

Given an investment opportunity, which quotes an IRR of 10% (for example), is it possible to calculate an approximate return on investment? Let's say the project life is 5 years and money invested is $...
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Shares issued vs Shares outstanding and where to find in morningstar.co.uk

When talking about stocks. I am a bit confused with the term "Shares issued" and "Shares outstanding". Can someone please clarify me what is the difference? Also I want to know where to find the ...
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Why a company would prefer selling shares rather than borrowing money?

I hope this question doesn't sound stupid as I don't have much economic knowledge. If I understand it right, the point of selling shares is that a company can finance itself. But usually small ...
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to trace shares from folio number?

I am in receipt of KYC updating reminder for my father. He has passed away in 2013 and these the two letter where only FOLIO number is written and number of shares. How to know more details and get ...
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What happens to the initial shares after opening a LTD company?

I have just opened my first LTD company in the UK, and I am trying to understand the way one goes about it. Being a self taught person I have been trying to understand how it works by reading .GOV ...
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how to find out if a company has stock/shares to invest in?

Scenario: Lets say I'm walking down main street and a company or two catch my eye as possible investment opportunities. How do I go about finding if they have stock/shares to invest in? Some may ...
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Dragon oil plc shares

I still have dragon oil shares which were bought out in 2015 and had a compulsory purchase. Can I still cash in those shares and if so how and where do I start?
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What are the perks for owning 100% of shares through IPO? [closed]

I have targeted a company and I am trying to buy out their shares one piece at a time. Their IPO consists 100% of the shares that the company has to offer (no founder / sponsor share). It has ...
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Is is possible to specifically search for crashing stocks?

A part of my personal investment strategy is to buy shares that have just fallen to a very low point. Recent examples include Zalando and TomTom, both of which I trust to recover soon. Looking for ...
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How closely tied are UK Stocks & Shares ISAs to the value of the Pound?

I have some savings in a Stocks & Shares ISA. Let's suppose that something is going to happen in the next six months which will cause the value of the Pound to plummet. Will I see the value of ...
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What is the value of these phantom units?

The wording of this paragraph is not clear to me. Does the value of the Phantom Units equate to 0.25% of the FMV, or do they equate to 0.25% of 10% of full FMV? The number of Phantom Units granted ...
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Does selling index fund shares for the same amount the account grew by reduce the account's value?

I've been thinking about what retirement looks like, and I'm trying to figure something out. Let's say I have a sum invested ($Y) in an index fund that grew by 60k in 12 months, for a total value of $...
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What are stock trading strategies that have a positive expectancy? [closed]

I'm looking for basic trading strategies that are known to show positive expectancy. Could you support your answers with some examples?
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How do US companies release their public float share counts?

Looking at AAPL, how does Yahoo Finance calculate that today's float is 4.59B shares? I was hoping to find SEC filings from AAPL confirming this, but I can only conclude that the float was 5.20B back ...
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Interest on community shares - tax return

I invested in a community project under the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme. In the year I invested I claimed SEIS tax relief on the investment. In return for my investment I received shares in the ...
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Ownership of shares in a small company

I've been wondering this for a while now: If a small company has 2 shares and person A owns 1 of 2 and person B owns the other 1, what happens to their shares if person C wishes to buy shares. Is it ...
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Long term investment - Is a stop loss required [closed]

Hi I'm planning on buying some US shares for the long term. Of course there may have some spikes and and I was wondering on a long term investment a Stop Loss is needed. As US is in a bull market ...
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“New Disney” what does that mean for me as Disney shareholder?

Recently Disney and Fox decided to merge and create a new company called "New Disney" 21st Century Fox And Disney Stockholders Approve Acquisition By Disney What does that mean for me as a "disney ...
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What is LEVERAGE SHARES PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY LEVERAGE SHARES 2X FACEBOOK ETP (FB2)

I was looking into buying FB shares and discovered something called 'LEVERAGE SHARES PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY LEVERAGE SHARES 2X FACEBOOK ETP (FB2)' . What is this and how does it relate to the usual FB ...
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Greedy shareholder that does not want to dilute his portion [closed]

What needs to be done or could be done if a company wants to raise capital and one of the shareholders doesn't want to dilute his shares and brands all the others as "too greedy". The shareholders ...
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Can the board of directors block a key employee from selling vested shares?

The shares are no longer restricted and are fully vested, and there are no upcoming announcements or other inside information that may affect the share price. It just smells like a conflict of ...
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Rudimentary question about Capitalizations in Markets [duplicate]

I understand that for a private company to start trading in stock exchange, they have to offer an IPO, where the initial price of a share is negotiated. This can be seen as is the initial investment ...
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As a technical co-founder, how much equity should I be asking for? Is 20% unreasonable with a 144k salary? [closed]

I am joining a few months before VC pitches. I’m coming on board as CTO and will receive 3% equity vested over 4 years as well as 144k annual salary once the funding goes through. The requirement is ...
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SEC rules for people out of US minimum balance Day trading

I saw the SEC rules for day trading US stocks and we should have min 25k USD balance in case of pattern traders. I have questions Is it valid if I am trading from Europe and pattern trading US stocks?...
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When a public company is selling new shares at the market, will the public know it?

I have asked a question What shares are actually being sold in “ATM” format release? - From the answer, I understand that a company could be able to sell new shares to gain more money for its ...
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What shares are actually being sold in “ATM” format release?

I recently invested in $HMNY, a listed company and the owner of MoviePass. I invested it simply because that I love the MoviePass idea. Then, rumors says that the company wouldn't last long for the ...
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I am a co-founder departing from a startup with debt, should I cover a portion of the debt on exit? [closed]

I'm a minority partner in an e-commerce startup, now departing due to personal reasons after being with the team for a couple of years. Founders agreement has a clearly outlined 4-year vesting ...
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Do companies sell puts when buying back shares?

Say company X has a share price of $80. They think their shares are undervalued, and their board approved a buyback of $1 billion. Can company X use the $1 billion to sell puts at $79, with the idea ...
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Pros and cons of share consolidation

There's a UK company I know of that are consolidating their shares by a factor of 50. The share price is currently around 15p and at the end of the month the consolidation will take place. From an ...
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How can I know if the an FDA news release was before, after or during NYSE hours?

The article I am referring to doesn't seem to display the exact date. I was wondering if there was some way to find out? I don't know very much in terms of the FDA and I am looking to get into trading ...
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How can so many ETFs tracking the same index coexist?

I understand that different ETFs may cost different amounts of money per share, as you are buying a proportional amount of each company on the index, but why can two ETFs that cost roughly the same ...
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If I wasn't invited to the shareholder' meeting but now I do own stock in the company, can I still attend?

There's a company whose shareholder meeting I'd like to attend. The official notice says that only shareholders of record at a given date are invited and can vote. I acquired shares after that date ...
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Yahoo's finance data for dividends is flat out wrong for CBA.AX. Why is that? [closed]

I looked the the dividend history for CBA.AX https://au.finance.yahoo.com/quote/CBA.AX/history?period1=686152800&period2=1525010400&interval=div%7Csplit&filter=div&frequency=1d and ...
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What is the UK-US tax treaty information relevant to IRS form W-8BEN for a private investor?

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw8ben.pdf I am looking to start buying shares in US companies, through brokerage firm 212. I need to fill in the above form to do that. What do I need to put in for ...
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New shares issued in a DLP

I was reading about the difference between an IPO and a direct listing here . It seems like investopedia claims that for a DLP new shares are not issued. there are no new shares issued Is this ...
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Is it possible to ISA wrap investments without having an account with a bank or broker?

I can't find anything on the internet about this. Is it possible to hold shares wrapped in an ISA without actually having a bank or brokers account? The reason I ask is because: I am paranoid ...
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What if company total share value are more and assets are less

Suppose If any company have $10m total valueation and issue the shares than when company have total $12m value but shares are selling at more than that value does it affect anything or is it illegal ...
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Ram Solutions Group, genuine or scammer?

I have received an email from RAM SOLUTIONS GROUP offering to buy my shares at a higher price than I paid. How do I check this company is genuine?
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Warren Buffett and how he earned his money [closed]

I have been quite fascinated by Warren Buffett, honestly over the last month he has been at the forefront of my mind, daily. I would like to invest money so that at some point I can profit from the ...
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Do I need to be a shareholder in a single person corporation (in Ontario)?

I am researching various options as I self incorporate my business. As the incorporator, I am also the only director. Do I need to assign shares to myself immediately? I haven't yet decided between ...
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How do you find out if an AIM share is eligible for tax relief?

Does anybody provide a list of shares which are eligible for UK's Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) relief ? For instance, do any of the online share screeners allow screening for EIS eligibility, ...
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How should I calculate my shares?

Here's context for my question : note that this is a hypothetical I live in Belgium, Europe (if that is any relevant). I own 50% of the company I work in (as a manager). I've been working here 3 ...
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How to calculate stock price with EPS and outstanding shares

How do you calculate stock price with only EPS and outstanding shares, and market cap available? EDIT sorry forgot to mention, i was trying to get future stock price based on financial guidance of ...
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What does “cashes in many of his Enron share options” mean?

I'm studying for an organisational subject and I was reading the following paragraph: August 2001 Jeffrey Skilling resigns after just six months; Ken Lay returns to day-to-day management of ...
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How long is an informal stock purchase offer valid for?

I worked for a startup which I have since left but part of my employment package involved being given shares in the company. About 5 weeks ago I was sent a very informal email asking if I would accept ...
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Mismatch between market cap and shares outstanding*price

Why is there a big mismatch between reported market cap and the value obtained by shares_outstanding*price? https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/BCH/key-statistics?p=BCH reported market cap = 16.58 B ...