In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When a company files for Chapter 11, that company is assigned a committee that represents the interests of creditors and stockholders.
- With tax collectors ready to take more than 40 cents of every $1 paid to high-income stockholders, they just didn't add up.
- In tender offers, corporations issue public promises to purchase the stock of targets directly from their stockholders at preset prices.
- Furthermore, high debt levels may negatively affect common stockholders, who are last in line for claiming payback from a company that becomes insolvent.
- I wish BusinessWeek would report on what happens to Aetna's insureds while they are making all this money for themselves and their stockholders.
- Because many of the tax law's provisions are aimed squarely at investors, his strategists hope to score points with a burgeoning group of stockholders.
- Should this happen, bondholders would be paid first during the liquidation process, then preferred stockholders, and lastly common stockholders.
- In April, Abbott handed out to its stockholders 100% of the shares in Hospira.
- A dividend is a cash payout a company gives stockholders.
- At the bankrupt Cone Mills, unhappy stockholders and board members have accused him of conflict of interest.
- We continue to be stockholders and enthusiastically support Andreas and the leadership he is providing.
- That's no simple question, as the hundreds of pages filled with figures and legalese that Viacom dropped on its stockholders make plain.
- In an attempt to create a corporation where stockholders' interests are looked after, many firms have implemented a two-tier corporate hierarchy.
- Options are both compensation for executives and also potential costs to stockholders, since their exercise dilutes stockholder ownership rights.
- But, there is also a lot to be said for corporations having the freedom to let people go to improve bottom lines so their stockholders get more profits.
- This is money paid to stockholders, normally out of the corporation's current earnings or accumulated profits.
- But just because Microsoft is handing a load of cash to stockholders doesn't mean it won't have plenty of dough to invest in its future.
- Most of the family members are stockholders, he said.
- Then, as minority stockholders, they could exploit Germany's arcane takeover law to demand a higher price for their shares.
- In many IPOs, selling stockholders don't give up control.
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