stock that ordinarily has no preference in the matter of dividends or assets and represents the residual ownership of a corporate business.
Animal Husbandry. stock that is not purebred.
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How to use common stock in a sentence
Under the circumstances, we caution you against investing in our class A common stock, unless you are prepared to incur the risk of losing all or a substantial portion of your investment.As Internet frenzy drives its stock price, AMC warns investors about the dangers of buying in | Hamza Shaban, Steven Zeitchik | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
Its pro forma results presume that “all shares of our convertible preferred stock had automatically converted” into different types of common stock.Squarespace files for a direct listing on the NYSE | Alex Wilhelm | April 16, 2021 | TechCrunch
Semrush on Monday announced it is planning on going public through an initial public offering of its Class A common stock.Semrush plans to go public after posting big 2020 growth | Barry Schwartz | March 2, 2021 | Search Engine Land
Our last share count did not take into its confines “any shares of Class A common stock issuable in exchange for as-converted Incentive Units or upon settlement of certain other interests.”Bumble IPO could raise more than $1B for dating service | Alex Wilhelm | February 2, 2021 | TechCrunch
Tesla is taking advantage of its surging shares by going back to the capital markets for the third time in ten months and raising as much as $5 billion of common stock.Looking to build a monster cash pile, Tesla heads back to the markets to sell shares | Verne Kopytoff | December 8, 2020 | Fortune
On July 31 the 150-store chain sold 18.5 million shares of common stock to the public at $18 a share.Wall Street Gets Punked Again With Sprouts Farmers Market IPO | Daniel Gross | August 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The company announced it would sell 2.7 million shares of common stock, plus $450 million of debt, in the former of senior notes.Tesla Motors will repay government loan nine years early | Daniel Gross | May 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Are not these legitimate investments in the common stock of the nation, which should command a proportionate interest?
The Sultan of Turkey sent a generous contribution to the common stock of relief.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
This quantity was thrown into common stock, and boiled with the meat, into a kind of soup.
They held their property in one common stock, for the benefit of the whole.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages | William Andrus Alcott
Among the common stock were big white beasts of pedigree which were Wesley's pride at county fairs.A Girl Of The Limberlost | Gene Stratton Porter
British Dictionary definitions for common stock
the US name for ordinary shares
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