common stock

Definition of "common stock"
  1. A type of stock that gives shareholders voting rights on company matters and a proportional share of profits and assets if the company is dissolved
How to use "common stock" in a sentence
  1. The purchase of common stock gives you a say in company matters.
  2. If the company goes bankrupt, owners of common stock will receive a share of the remaining assets.
  3. Dividends from common stock are dispersed based on the quantity of shares owned.

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