Business Terms and Jargon Explained

What is Shares

There are different types of shares. The limited company will be set up with ordinary shares to start with. This can be changed later. The share price is usually 1: this is the nominal value of the shares. The limited company has authorised share capital and issued share capital. The authorised shares are the maximum amount of shares that the limited company can issue. The issued shares are the amount that the company has issued. Not all the authorised shares need to be issued.

For example, if one person owns 100 shares and only 100 shares are issued then that person owns 100% of the company's share capital even if there are 1,000 or 1,000,000 authorised shares.

<- Go Back
Business Terms Home page

Search Jargon and Terms Database

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


Search Term   

MANGO Secus Self Assessment
PRODCOM Lifo Win win
Switch AKA Mission critical
Magistrates court Price gouging Sol
Beneficial loan Warrant Principal Place of Business
Nontrade receivables Earning asset Cultivated assets
Privilege Weak dollar Charity
P11D Executive Agency Audit Report
Cash Flow NDA Non sequitur
Trade discount Prime costs GTC
A.E.R Corporate Culture Overwrite Procedure
Financial Ombudsman Service Vacate Government securities
Health insurance Amped Optimist

Term created / updated 2005-07-16 23:12:15

Knowledge is the key to success. That is why we have gone to great lengths to get you these business terms and jargon, and explain them in Plain English. Its very easy to comprehend. Learn to understanding and know your business jargon. This will keep you informed among your peers. Bookmark Your business dictionary.

Copyright © 2004-2019 Scopulus Limited. All rights reserved.