Define: Shares

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Definition: Shares


Quick Summary of Shares


The amount of share capital held by any shareholder is measured in terms of a number of shares in the total capital of the company.



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Examples of Shares in a sentence


Unfortunately Share prices continued their downward trend.
The share price will likely be determined by the bidding activities of institutional investors.
Speculation centred around a likely bid price of 410p a share.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Shares are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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