Definition of common stock in English:

common stock

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noun

  • (also common stocks) [mass noun] North American Ordinary shares: the equity fund invests in common stocks [mass noun]: the company announced a public offering of 3.5 million shares of common stock
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    • In the first half of fiscal 2001, they spent $61 million to buy shares of common stock via the company's employee stock-purchase plan.
    • A share of common stock is ownership in a company.
    • Employee options are ordinarily given on common stock.

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