Shares

Why might a company buy back their shares at a price above market value?
The effect of a buyback is to reduce the number of outstanding shares on the market, which increases the ownership stake of the stakeholders. A compan...
Pro Rata - Calculate the amount of shares to buy
The amount due to each shareholder is their pro rata share. This is calculated by dividing the ownership of each person by the total number of shares ...
Does balance sheet common stock outstanding include RSU's and other restricted shares?
While restricted shares are transferred to the owners on the grant date, RSUs act as a promise to transfer shares subject to meeting specific conditio...
Market capitalization of cross-listed companies
The market capitalization (market cap) of a company is calculated as the total shares outstanding multiplied by the price. It doesn't matter where the...
Why would someone announce they are selling a large number of shares of a company?
What does it mean when a company releases more shares?Why would a company sell more shares?What does it mean when a company sells their shares?What h...
Fractional share left after a reverse split
If a stock experiences a reverse stock split, you'll receive the cash equivalent of any fractional (non-whole) share amounts resulting from the split ...
With fractional shares available why do we still have stock splits?
The main reason for a stock split is so that a company can reduce its price per share on the stock market, as it hopes to attract a wider audience of ...
Does increase in one company's outstanding shares decrease the value of my stock?
Does outstanding shares affect stock price?What happens to stock when a company increases the number of shares?What does it mean when a company has a...
Cross listed stocks
A cross-listing of shares occurs when an issuer lists its shares on stock exchanges in two or more countries with the goal that the shares traded on e...