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Subject:  Re: share types Date:  7/9/2001  10:04 PM
Author:  jbking Number:  989 of 2244

Greetings bushman54,

can someone please explain the different share types?

Typically different share classes represent either different voting rights or other rights that may be part of a common stock. For mutual funds, it is usually different fees for different share classes of funds.

for example, i work for comcast and own shares (symbol cmcsa), but i notice there is another comcast share listed: cmcsk. what's the difference between an "a" share and a "k" share? has notes on cmcsa which is Comcast Class A common stock and cmcsk which is Comcast Class A Special Common stock. Berkshire Hathaway has a couple of share classes itself with tickers of BRK.A and BRK.B that is explained on

That help?

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