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Dual-Class Stock

Dual-Class Stock defined: Dual-class stock is issued when a publicly traded company issues different classes of stock that have varying dividend payments, voting or resale rights. Generally, a majority of dual class stock involves a class that is publicly traded and another that is privately held. The privately-held class usually has more voting rights with it and is held by founders and large investors.

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