Class A shares
Common Stock that is typically assigned more voting rights than Class B shares. The voting rights for each class of stock are spelled out in the company's prospectus. Compare to B Shares; Preferred Shares; restricted shares. Mutual Fund shares that carry a front-end load. Sometimes referred to simply as A shares. See load. Compare to Class B Shares; Class C shares.
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