First how many shares are there? When I tweet about shares, I’m often asked and I immediately answer: 62,219. That’s the figure given on the Plus Markets website, and they should know.
However, the share register maintained by Capita Registrars gives the figure as 62,217. And they should also know. So I don’t know the truth, but I’m sure it’s one of those options.
The largest block held these days – indeed the largest ever held by one person or organisation – is the 41,581 held by Kroenke Sports Enterprises (66.83%). KSE UK is wholly owned by Mr Enos Stanley Kroenke.
The second largest block is the 18,496 (29.72%) held by Red & White Securi...