Define: Equity Shares

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Definition: Equity Shares


Quick Summary of Equity Shares


Shares in a company which participate in sharing dividends and in sharing any surplus on winding up, after all liabilities have been met.



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Synonyms For Equity Shares


ordinary shares, ordinary share, common shares, equity interest, common stock


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Definition Sources


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

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

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.