The Panera Bread Company is a public company that is traded on the NASDAQ stock market. The majority of its shareholders are financial institutions and mutual fund holders. The remaining shares are owned by direct holders of Panera Bread stock.Know More
Direct stock holders are individuals who purchase stock from brokerage firms. They are either company insiders or individual stock investors who have no affiliation with the company beyond owning its stock.
Panera Bread started operating in 1981 under the name Au Bon Pain Co. Inc. As of 2014, the company has 1,818 locations in 45 states. Panera Bread is headquartered in Missouri. In 2013, the company had $2.4 million in sales.Learn more about Corporations
As of 2014, Marathon Oil Corporation is a public company, which means it is owned by its numerous shareholders, and has its headquarters in Houston, Texas. Its shares are traded under the symbol MRO on the New York Stock Exchange.Full Answer >
Some McDonald's stores are corporately owned, which means shareholders own them. Others are owned and operated by individual or group franchisees. Franchised store owners pay fees to McDonald's for the right to operate their restaurants and earn income using the McDonald's brand name.Full Answer >
On May 18, 2014, AT&T announced that it had “entered into a definitive agreement” to buy DIRECTV for stock and cash valued at $95 a share. The boards of directors of both companies have voted unanimously in favor of the deal, which is subject to federal approval. Previously, DIRECTV was owned and operated by The DIRECTV Group and Hughes Corporation.Full Answer >
The company that owns Cummins diesel engines is Cummins Inc., a public company that is listed on the stock market. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and most of its shares are owned by institutional shareholders.Full Answer >