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Unformatted text preview: value of their stock? Would it be better for a company to issue 10 shares of $1,000 par value stock or 10,000 shares of $1 par value stock? Why cant you pay dividends on treasury stock? Why would a company consider issuing preferred stock? If it needs to raise capital, wouldnt it be better just to borrow the money from a bank? If dividends in arrears means we still owe the preferred shareholders a dividend, why are we not required to book it as a liability? After all, isnt it a debt or obligation of the company? What is the most number of shares a company can issue? Is there a limit on the number besides what is listed as authorized stock?...
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- Spring '11