ordinary share

noun

Definition of ordinary share

British
: a share of common stock

Examples of ordinary share in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a statement on Wednesday, Valneva said shares will be priced at $24.04-$28.85 for each American Depositary Share and €10-€12 per ordinary share. Siva Sithraputhran, Fortune, 5 May 2021 Bilibili set the maximum offer price for a smaller portion of stock reserved for individual investors at 988 Hong Kong dollars per ordinary share, or the equivalent of $127 each. Joanne Chiu, WSJ, 17 Mar. 2021 In late August, Blackstone offered to buy out the rest of the ordinary shares at $19.50 each, a 40% premium to where Tallgrass was trading but below January’s level. Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2019 Multiply the price range by the company’s share capital (200 billion ordinary shares), and the overall value of the company begins to emerge. Adrian Croft, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2019 Those voting rights were cut to three times those of ordinary shares when Neumann was ousted as chief executive last month. Los Angeles Times, 21 Oct. 2019 Newsletter Sign-up ADRs of Mazor closed Thursday at $52.75 and its ordinary shares closed at $26.25. Aisha Al-muslim, WSJ, 20 Sep. 2018 As of March 21, Spotify had 178.1 million ordinary shares outstanding, according to a filing. Bloomberg.com, 3 Apr. 2018 More boldly, Singapore might include a sunset clause, establishing a date at which shares with extra voting rights convert into ordinary shares. The Economist, 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of ordinary share

1891, in the meaning defined above

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12 May 2021

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“Ordinary share.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ordinary%20share. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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