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ordinary shares

the shares issued to members of a limited company. These represent the equity or risk capital of a company; they carry no prior rights in terms of entitlement to dividend or return of capital on a winding-up. Ordinary shares generally carry full voting rights. Different are preference shares, which entitle the holder to a stipulated fixed rate return in the form of a dividend (like the fixed rate return to which holders of loan stock are entitled) whereas the dividend declared in respect of the former is purely a matter for the directors and subject to approval by the shareholders in general meetings. In the event of a winding-up, holders of preference shares are entitled to be paid before ordinary shareholders.
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The final allotment of Ordinary Shares is expected to be announced on or about Friday, 12 November 2010.
The new ordinary shares are to rank pari passu with present ordinary shares.
According to the company, the ordinary shares were transferred on 30 December 2009, with the highest and the lowest transfer price per share being GBP142.2.
Finance Director Michael Hitchcock bought 7,500 ordinary shares for GBP2.83 per share and his holding stands at 0.03% of the capital.
On 29 July 2019, a notice was submitted by Andrew Hockey, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, to exercise 488,767 1p options over Ordinary Shares and on 30 July 2019, a notice was submitted by Mark Hughes, the Chief Operating Officer of the Company, to exercise 162,193 1p options over Ordinary Shares.
Although Carnival plc has 202,077,047 issued and outstanding ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 765,492 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival plc).
Swedish industrial group Volati AB STO: VOLO reported on Wednesday that based on the authorisation from the annual general meeting, its board of directors, on 16 May 2018 has resolved that the company can acquire a maximum of 3,000,000 own ordinary shares on Nasdaq Stockholm.
BCB Holdings Limited (AIM:BCB) on Friday announced that it has been notified that director at the company Peter Gaze has acquired 50,000 ordinary shares in the company.
Biopharmaceutical company Alkermes plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) said on Thursday that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 21m ordinary shares held by a subsidiary of Elan Corporation plc at a price to the public of USD16.50 per share.
The Initial Offering Price for general Retail Investors is BHD 1.250 per Ordinary Share, while Bahraini Citizens will enjoy a 10 per cent discount when purchasing between 100 and 2,000 Ordinary Shares.
Regional Australian carrier Skywest Airlines (ASX:SXR) announced today that Jeff Chatfield has sold 1.6m ordinary shares in the company and John Jost has sold 0.4m ordinary shares in the company.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-9 October 2009-CORRECTION: Vodafone Group plc transfers 120,733 ordinary shares to employee share schemes(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com