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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where common stock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • over 40 million Americans invest in common stocks

Synonyms for common stock in the sense of this definition

(common stock is a kind of ...) the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)

"he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"

(... is a kind of common stock ) a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield

"blue chips are usually safe investments"

(... is a kind of common stock ) common stock classified as A or B where A has certain advantages (e.g., voting power) that B does not

(... is a kind of common stock ) stock held by stockholders of record on a given date

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