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Disney Kisses Paper Stock Certificates Goodbye

Rick Munarriz
October 9, 2013

Those colorful Disney (NYSE: DIS) stock certificates are about to become even greater collectibles. 

A week from today, Disney will no longer be offering paper certificates to verify ownership. The family entertainment giant's board is amending its bylaws, moving that all shares will be "issued, recorded and transferred solely in uncertificated book entry form" starting on Oct. 16.

In this file product image provided by OneShare, a single share of stock from The Walt Disney Company is shown. AP Photo/OneShare, File.

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