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The article “What are the shares?” by Dr. John White gives a brief approach to shares. Shares provide different rights to investors. A share implies a determined part of the company´s assets, a portion of its dividend and the right to vote in the annual general meeting. Assets of a company are the sum of its properties and the stock of raw materials and work in process less its liabilities. Nominal share value is set originally taking into account the worth of the firm´s assets and their ability to make money. The um of nominal share value is the issued share capital. Non voting shares enable control to be retained by founders. A dividend is a part of the company´s profit paid to stockholders. The P/E

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