common_stock-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: corporate shares which are not guaranteed to pay dividends

Commentary: COMMON_STOCK[+asset][+portion][+ownership][+of_corporation][+dividend_producing][-guaranteed]

He owns 100,000 shares of common stock in the company.
The company had a bad year and only holders of preferred stock, not common stock, received dividends.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1