If a company goes bankrupt what happens to your stock shares?

Answer Bankruptcy is the worst possible scenario for an investor. It means the company in which you invest in no longer has the assets to pay off its debts. However, if you own stock in a bankrupt company... Read More »

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What happens if the company I own stock in goes bankrupt?

A corporate bankruptcy of a publicly traded company can occur in one of two ways--either in Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings. The consequences to common stockholders can differ, depending... Read More »

What happens if you own stock in a bankrupt company?

If you own stock in a bankrupt company, you are likely to lose your entire investment. After the company files for bankruptcy, shares will continue to trade, but eventually trading ends and the sto... Read More »

What Happens When Your Life Insurance Goes Bankrupt?

Just like banks, insurance companies have a protection for the consumers similar to the FDIC. The protective agency is the state insurance guaranty fund. Since states control insurance products and... Read More »

What Happens to Stock Price When a Public Company Goes Private?

Stock represents ownership shares in a company's financial fortunes. Publicly traded stock is available for purchase on major stock exchanges, such as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Privat... Read More »