Aug 18 2010

What is an American Depository Receipt (ADR)?

Category: Finance


American Depository Receipts or ADRs are certificates representing shares or ownership of foreign corporations. ADRs allow US investors the ability to purchase shares of stock from non-US based companies on US stock exchanges. American Depository Receipts are a flexible solution that eliminates the inconveniences associated with currency conversion and foreign taxes involved with purchasing stock in foreign markets.

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