Investing in Shares

  • A unit of ownership
  • Vote at AGM
  • Majority shareholders control the company and make key decisions
  • Higher risk than all other investments
    1. Share price can rise or fall depending on company performance
    2. Only receive dividends if company declares one
  • Potential for higher returns
    1. Share investment outperforms all other forms of investment in the long term
  • Return to investor
    1. Dividend return – paid by the company out of its profit
    2. Capital gain/loss – increase or decrease in the value of the share over time




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