Yash Nagdoniya Moradabad, India 135 Questions 24 Answers 0 Best Answers 164 Points View Profile 0 Yash Nagdoniya Asked: May 7, 20202020-05-07T09:38:29+05:30 2020-05-07T09:38:29+05:30In: Books What are bonus shares? 0 What are bonus shares? bonusshares Share Facebook 3 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Ayush Moradabad, India 126 Questions 703 Answers 0 Best Answers 962 Points View Profile Ayush Added an answer on May 7, 2020 at 12:08 pm Bonus shares are extra shares given by a company to its shareholders free of charge. They are often given out instead of dividends. If you’re a shareholder in a company, you might have been given bonus shares before. They’re normally calculated on the amount of shares a shareholder already owns. A bonus share issue often happens as the company announces a book closure date. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Sanjeev Bhilai , India 4 Questions 1k Answers 0 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Sanjeev Added an answer on May 7, 2020 at 11:13 am Bonus Shares are shares distributed by a company to its current shareholders as fully paid shares free of charge. to capitalise a part of the company’s retained earnings for conversion of its share premium account, or distribution of treasury shares. An issue of bonus shares is referred to as a bonus share issue. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Charu New Delhi, 602 Questions 2k Answers 4 Best Answers 2k Points View Profile Charu Added an answer on May 7, 2020 at 10:12 am Bonus shares are additional shares given to the current shareholders without any additional cost, based upon the number of shares that a shareholder owns. These are company’s accumulated earnings which are not given out in the form of dividends, but are converted into free shares. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.