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shares for equity: Original post by Ryan Menezes of Demand Media New shares raise equity but may reduce earnings per share. http://photos2.demandstudios.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/251/183/78454905.jpg?w=700&h=700&keep_ratio=1 Comstock/Comstock/Getty Images When a company issues new stock, it divides control of the firm over a greater number of shareholders. In return, it manages to…

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