| American International Group is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is an insurance organization that provides a range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions and other financial services. Co.'s segments include: General Insurance, which provides insurance products and services for commercial and personal insurance customers; Life and Retirement, which brings together a portfolio of life insurance, retirement and institutional products provided through a multichannel distribution network; and Other Operations, which consists businesses held by Co. and other corporate subsidiaries and Co.'s institutional asset management business. We show 55 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of AIG's shares outstanding history.
Understanding the changing numbers of AIG shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like AIG versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching AIG by allowing them to research AIG shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.