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founders' shares

Stockholding & Investments

stock issued to firm's founders stock held by founding members of a company, often with a higher dividend that is only paid after other stockholders have received their dividends and, in some cases, only when a specific level of profit has been achieved.

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Definitions of ’founders' shares’ and meaning of ’founders' shares’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’founders' shares’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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