- 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. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 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. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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bonus stock — ➔ stock1 * * * bonus stock UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► payment of part of a company’s profits to shareholders in the form of extra shares rather than dividends: »Shareholders are paid dividends in the form of bonus stock issues … Financial and business terms
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