contingent shares


Shares of stock that are only issued under certain circumstances. A predetermined set of events must occur before the shares would be issued to investors. Fox example, ACME Corporation issues contingent shares only if the company's profits remain above $1M.
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contingent remainder contingent value rights (CVR)