bonus stock


bonus stock
n.
Common stock offered as an incentive with the purchase of another kind of securities, such as preferred stock or bonds.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


bonus stock
n. Extra shares of stock, usually common stock, given without payment or other consideration by a corporation along with a bond or other stock, usually preferred stock, as an incentive for the public to purchase the bond or other stock.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • bonus stock — n. shares of stock, usually common, given by a corporation as a bonus with the purchase of another class of security * * * …   Universalium

  • bonus stock — n. shares of stock, usually common, given by a corporation as a bonus with the purchase of another class of security …   English World dictionary

  • bonus stock — Corporate stock issued without payment made therefor or issued for property or services at an inflated and unrealistic value. 19 Am J2d Corp § 764 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stock — n 1 a: the equipment, materials, or supplies of a business b: a store or supply accumulated; esp: the inventory of the goods of a merchant or manufacturer 2: the ownership element in a corporation usu. divided into shares and represented by… …   Law dictionary

  • bonus — I noun additive, benefit, boni, boon, bounty, dividend, donation, extra, gift, gratuity, honorarium, incentive, perquisites, pourboire, premium, prime, reward, something over and above, surplus, surplusage, tip associated concepts: bonus stock II …   Law dictionary

  • stock — The goods and wares of a merchant or tradesman, kept for sale and traffic. In a larger sense, the capital of a merchant or other person, including his merchandise, money, and credits, or, in other words, the entire property employed in business.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • stock — physical items ( inventory) that a business uses in its production process or has for sale in the ordinary course of doing business. Glossary of Business Terms Ownership of a corporation indicated by shares, which represent a piece of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Stock — Ownership of a corporation which is represented by shares which represent a piece of the corporation s assets and earnings. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. stock stock 1 [stɒk ǁ stɑːk] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] especially… …   Financial and business terms

  • bonus — A consideration or premium paid in addition to what is strictly due. A gratuity to which the recipient has no right to make a demand. Walling v. Plymouth Mfg. Corporation, C.C.A.Ind., 139 F.2d 178, 182. A premium or extra or irregular… …   Black's law dictionary


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