from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Capital stock that is secondary to preferred stock in the distribution of dividends and often of assets.
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- noun finance
Sharesof an ownership interest in the equityof a corporation or other entity with limited liabilityentitled to dividends, with financial rights juniorto preferred stockand liabilities.
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- noun stock other than preferred stock; entitles the owner to a share of the corporation's profits and a share of the voting power in shareholder elections
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