Ordinary shares of listed companies of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)

27/02/2013 20:55

Each share represents a small stake in the total paid up capital of a company. In fact a public limited company is one that is formed to accumulate capital from a large pool of investors. Therefore total capital of such companies is divided into smaller equal denomination units represented by a share/ capital. One may buy large or small lots to match the amount of money that one wants to invest.

A company's share price can rise or fall as a result of its own performance or market conditions. Once the shares are bought and transferred to new investors’ name, the name will be entered in the company's share register, the new investors will then be entitled to receive all the benefits of share ownership including the rights to receive dividends, to vote at the company's general meetings and to receive the company's reports.