- N-UNCOUNTCommon stock refers to the shares in a company that are owned by people who have a right to vote at the company's meetings and to receive part of the company's profits after the holders of preferred stock have been paid. [AM, BUSINESS]→ See also preferred stock(in BRIT use ordinary shares)
The company priced its offering of 2.7 million shares of common stock at 20 cents a share.
English dictionary. 2008.
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