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  • equity shares — Also referred to as ordinary shares or ( in the USA) common stock. Shares which represent the right to participate in the residual assets of a business and which usually have voting rights. They will usually receive a dividend ( dividends), the… …   Financial and business terms

  • equity share — ➔ Share * * * equity share UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► a share that gives the person who owns it the right to receive part of a company s profits and to vote at shareholder meetings: »The net proceeds from the issue of equity shares should be… …   Financial and business terms

  • equity — Justice administered according to fairness as contrasted with the strictly formulated rules of common law. It is based on a system of rules and principles which originated in England as an alternative to the harsh rules of common law and which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • equity — Justice administered according to fairness as contrasted with the strictly formulated rules of common law. It is based on a system of rules and principles which originated in England as an alternative to the harsh rules of common law and which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • equity share capital — The share capital of a company that consists of its equity shares as opposed to its non equity shares …   Accounting dictionary

  • equity finance — Finance raised from shareholders in the form of ordinary shares and reserves, as opposed to non equity shares and to debt finance …   Accounting dictionary

  • equity finance — Finance raised from shareholders in the form of ordinary shares and reserves, as opposed to non equity shares and to borrowing …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Shares outstanding — are common shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors. They have voting rights and represent ownership in the corporation by the person or institution that holds the shares. They should be distinguished from treasury… …   Wikipedia

  • Equity value — is a market based measure of the equity value of a firm. It is also called Diluted Earnings Per Share or Earnings per share (EPS). EPS is, in basic terms, the company s revenue minus all costs including paying interest on debt and paying taxes… …   Wikipedia

  • Equity investment — generally refers to the buying and holding of shares of stock on a stock market by individuals and funds in anticipation of income from dividends and capital gain as the value of the stock rises. It also sometimes refers to the acquisition of… …   Wikipedia

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