public company

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public company

a registered company that can offer its shares to the public. Its memorandum of association must state that it is a public company, that its authorized capital is at least the authorized minimum (£50,000) and that its name ends with plc (or public limited company).
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The AMIDEX35 Mutual Fund (NASDAQ:AMDEX)--the only US-based mutual fund investing exclusively in the publicly-traded stocks of Israeli companies--ranks number one in total return out of 692 foreign stock mutual funds for the period January 1 to June 30, 2000, according to Chicago-based Morningstar, the leading provider of mutual fund, stock, and investment information.
The AMIDEX35 Mutual Fund (Symbol: AMDEX)--the only US-based mutual fund investing exclusively in the publicly-traded stocks of Israeli companies--ranks number one in total return out of 692 foreign stock mutual funds for the period January 1 to June 30, 2000, according to Chicago-based Morningstar, the leading provider of mutual fund, stock, and investment information.
The AMIDEX35 Mutual Fund (Symbol:AMDEX), the only US-based mutual fund investing exclusively in the publicly-traded stocks of Israeli companies, completed its first 52 weeks of operation on June 8, posting a gain of 80.