Issue of Shares

What are Equity Shares

These are shares which gives the voting rights. So the equity shareholders are the real owners of the company as they participate in decision making. The voting rights are proportionate to the shares held with respect to the total equity share capital of the company. Equity shareholders can get the dividend only after the dividend

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Types of Preference Shares

Preference shares can be broadly classified based on following four criteria : Based on right to receive dividend There can be two kinds of preference shares : 1) Cumulative Preference Shares 2) Non-Cumulative Preference shares Cumulative preference shares are those shares which has the right to receive arreas of dividend. Suppose a company cannot pay

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Meaning of Share Capital

Companies will usually need huge capital to run the business. Such huge capital cannot be contributed by an individual or a small group of individuals. So for raising huge capital for running big business, thousands and lakhs of individuals and institutions will contribute money. So to facilitate the allocation of capital to so many individuals

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