Stock Warrant


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Stock Warrant

A certificate issued by a corporation that entitles the person holding it to buy a certain amount of stock in the corporation, usually at a specified time and price.

A stock warrant differs from a stock option only in that an option is offered to employees and a warrant to the general public. A warrant gives the person holding it a right to subscribe to capital stock.

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Taxpayers may purchase stock warrants outright on the market.
Premier Financial Bancorp Inc (Premier), (NASDAQ/GMS: PFBI), a USD1.3bn bank holding company with two bank subsidiaries, has said that it has completed the repurchase of the common stock warrant it issued to the U.S.
Maran and his airline company had sought issuance of stock warrants in SpiceJet to them in accordance with a sale purchase agreement ( SPA) signed in 2015 which had led to the transfer of ownership of the budget carrier to Ajay Singh.
The court on March 14 had asked BSE to decide the application for issuance of stock warrants within two weeks of filing of the requisite paperwork by the airline.
To further expand the market, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (the regulator for stock warrants) plans to greatly increase the issuance of overseas stock price index warrants this year, mainly those for stock exchanges in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
Many start-up companies issue stock warrants or options under one of two scenarios: (1) to induce potential investors to purchase stock in an offering or (2) as compensation for executives, directors or other service providers.
The Air Transportation Stabilization Board (ATSB), a US government agency, has revealed plans to sell its stock warrants in the merged US Airways.
Converting the stock warrants into new shares would dilute the acquirer's equity stake.
HCC intends to use the proceeds of the financing to repurchase outstanding shares of its Series B senior preferred stock, Series A preferred stock warrants and common stock warrants; to fund future acquisitions; and for general corporate purposes.
In 1998, Hasbro and Galoob (which Hasbro later acquired) granted Lucasfilm Entertainment stock warrants as part of the deal under which it acquired licensing rights for the trilogy of Star Wars films that began with last year's Episode One: the Phantom Menace.
The proposed statement would establish fair value standards for investments in interest-earning investment contracts, external investment pools and open-end mutual funds, as well as debt and equity securities, option contracts, stock warrants and stock rights for which fair value is readily determined.