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Shares of stock, 1) share(s) in an Aktiengesellschaft; 2) security (equity instrument) which represents part ownership of a company. - In the case of bearer shares (exchange-traded, Stock Exchange), the right to ownership is transferred by handing over the certificates, whereas registered shares are transferred by endorsement: While ordinary shares give the owner one vote per share, preference shares are not endowed with voting rights; however, the latter give priority for the receipt of dividend payments.