A Shares

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Definition: A Shares


Quick Summary of A Shares


In the USA, the most important class of ordinary shares.



What is the dictionary definition of A Shares?

Dictionary Definition


These are the most important class of ordinary shares in the US.

A shares usually have greater voting power than B shares and may carry various other additional privileges.


Full Definition of A Shares


Class A shares refer to a classification of common stock that is accompanied by more voting rights than Class B shares; Class A shares are typically given to a company’s management team.


Examples of A Shares in a sentence


You may want to try and find a way to acquire some of their A shares so you know you are in early.
The investor wanted to diversify his portfolio by purchasing interest in mutual funds, we suggested the A Shares because of the front end load.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for A Shares are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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