Issuance of Shares and Debentures Q&A

Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

Reviewed by Subject Matter Experts

Updated on March 12, 2023

1. What is a share?

2. Describe the types of shares that exist.

3. Explain the following:
1. Ordinary shares
2. Preference shares
3. Deferred shares

4. What is a dividend?

5. What is an underwriter?

6. What is a debenture?

7. What are the different types of debentures?

8. What does undersubscription mean?

9. What is oversubscription?

10. What is a debenture stock?

11. What are the different types of debentures?

12. Name four features of debentures.

13. What is meant by the transmission of shares?

14. Explain the following terms:
1. Share issued at par
2. Share issued at premium
3. Share issued at discount

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About the Author

True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.

True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), author of The Handy Financial Ratios Guide, a member of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.

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