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Common causes of stock dilution The need for new capital: When private companies need more capital, they typically issue new shares to investors in a funding round, which reduces the overall percentage of ownership for existing shareholders. Increasing employee pool: Incoming investors usually require companies to create a stock option pool. The timing of when […]
IRR, or internal rate of return, helps investors estimate their profitability. Learn more and download our free IRR calculator.
Common stock and preferred stock both offer different benefits to shareholders. In general, common stock is reserved for employees, while preferred stock is given to investors.