Form 4

Definition

A document required by the SEC and the appropriate stock exchange to announce changes in the holdings of directors, officers, and shareholders owning 10% or more of the company's outstanding stock.

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Many stock investors use the form 4 to closely follow the actions of company insiders who often times have information not privy to the public.

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I was given a form 4 and I was happy with what it said because I had learned about it the previous day and was proud that I knew what it all meant.

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Since John was retiring and leaving the board, and Bill was replacing him, the company would need to file a Form 4 to notify the changes to the board.

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