Shares issued to shareholders, in proportion to existing holdings, to increase the number of shares to make them easier to sell in smaller denominations.
The issue by a company of new shares which do not require any payment to be made by the shareholder. This has the effect of making the company's shares more marketable because of the increased number available and the lower market price. A Scrip Issue is
Scrip Issue Shares given without charge to existing shareholders in proportion to the shares they already hold.
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Shares given without charge to existing shareholders in proportion to the shares they already hold. It is a pure bookkeeping transaction. Dividends after a Scrip Issue will be divided amongst a large number of shares, but since each shareholder owns proportionately more shares there is no net gain or net loss.
Issue of UK shares to shareholders without payment; a way for a company to transfer money from reserves to permanent capital. Also known as capitalisation issue or bonus issue.
A free issue of shares to existing shareholders also called a bonus issue.
This is where investors in a company are given shares free of charge by the company as a 'bonus'. The result is to increase the number of shares in issue.
The capitalisation of the reserves of a company by the issue of additional shares to existing shareholders, in proportion to their holdings. Such shares are normally fully paid-up with no cash called for from the shareholders.
Accumulated profits which are converted into issued shares. The existing members are given them, for example one bonus share may be given for every five already held. Also known as capitalisation or bonus issue.
A scrip issue, also known as a capitalisation or bonus issue, occurs when a company issues new shares to its existing shareholders without payment.
an issue of free shares to the existing shareholders of a company by capitalising the company's reserves.
A book keeping transaction that does not affect the value of the shareholders interest or raise any money for the company; it is a means for a company to transfer money from reserves into permanent capital. Can also be known as a capitalisation issue or bonus issue.
If a company offers free shares to its shareholders in proportion to their existing shareholdings, it is called a scrip issue (or a bonus issue).
A free issue of extra shares to shareholders by a company. This is often done when the share price has risen so high that they become too expensive to buy for the smaller investors. This is also known as a 'bonus' or 'capitalisation' issue.
New shares issued by a company to increase the number of available shares in the market place. This reduces the share price and helps liquidity, whilst keeping the overall market capitalisation the same. Existing shareholders don't have to pay for scrip shares and receive a number proportional to their current shareholding.
An issue to existing shareholders of new shares, at no cost. Usually intended to improve marketability of the shares and reduce the share’s quoted value to a more reasonable level, increasing the number of shares in issue and enhancing the liquidity in the market. A 2 for 5 scrip issue, for example, means the issue of 2 new shares to the existing shareholder for every 5 currently held.
This is when a company issues free new shares to current shareholders. These are normally in direct proportion to their existing holdings (shares) and can be used when a company's shares have become so expensive they are not easy to sell. (See also Bonus issue).
Also known as capitalisation issue or bonus issue. Issue of shares to shareholders without payment; a way for a company to transfer money from reserves to permanent capital.
Issue of free shares to current shareholders. Often used instead of a cash dividend (scrip dividend alternative).
See Capitalisation issue.