A Board of Directors is a team of people elected by a company’s shareholders to represent their interests and to ensure that the company’s management acts in their best interests. The Board of Directors is responsible for hiring (and firing, if necessary) the company’s CEO. It is therefore the most important hierarchical entity in a company listed on the stock exchange.
The Board of Directors members meet to assess management’s performance, make important decisions such as acquiring or selling the business, declare dividends and to determine executive compensation.
Market capitalization is the market value of all the shares of a publicly traded company. So this is the value
that stock market investors place on a company. Market capitalization is an easy way for investors to determine the size of a business. Read more