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stock certificate

n. printed document which states the name, incorporation state, and date of incorporation, the registered number of the certificate, the number of shares of stock in a corporation the certificate represents, the name of the shareholder, the date of issuance, and the number of shares authorized in the particular issue of stock, signed by the President and Secretary of the corporation (or with facsimile signatures). On the reverse side of the certificate is a form for transfer of the certificate to another person. After transfer the new owner should register the change of ownership with the corporation. (See: share, stock, corporation)

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Starting from August 2007 to September 2012, Hernandez and Mendoza sold 111 non-members share certificates, generally in the amounts ranging from $99,000 to $249,000, to at least 10 credit unions that were only identified in court documents by their initials.
Saga Share Dealing, which made the findings, said that lofts, kitchen cupboards and even garden sheds are places where people had discovered share certificates stashed away by a loved one.
RANGERS fans last night reacted with bemusement after Ibrox hate figures Charles Green and Brian Stockbridge's names were found on the club's new share certificates.
As from Monday, 18 February, share certificates that will not have been collected, will be available at Agra's Head Office.
Since those share certificates had multiple holders, including her father and four siblings, she figured it would take 2-3 months to get them transferred in her name and credited to her demat account before she could sell them.
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It said that BBK ensure shareholders that the shares will be transferred to Bahrain Stock Exchange s central deposit system or have share certificates issued for them.
Registered shareholders of the company will have to deliver their existing common share (old common shares) certificates to the company's registrar and transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company (Valiant), for new common share certificates of Bengal on the basis of five old common shares for every one new common share.
Provisional allotment letters will be issued to all those shareholders (approximately 640,000) who have share certificates after the June 26 meeting.
Around 1.4m people who do not have share certificates - instead holding their stock in a shareholder nominee account or a share ISA - will receive a form of election on or around June 20, telling them how many new shares they are eligible for.
The share certificates for the newly allotted shares and the refund cheques will be ready for collection at the head office of AUB at Seef district beginning Sunday for a period of two weeks.