Fractional share

Definition of Fractional share

Unit of stock less than a full share. This term comes into use with a stock dividend in an instance for example where an owner of 75 shares receives a 10% stock dividend. That part or portion of a share of stock indicated on a right or warrant as subject to purchase by the exercise of such right.

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