Companies often find it useful to give bonuses. As companies grow, so do their stock prices. Existing equity shares then can start to trade at prices that are very very high, accounting for all the profits that have been retained in the company. Berkshire Hathway for example is the most Expensive share in the United States with each share costing 250,000 USD. This is due to the fact that the company has not only survived for 50 years, it has thrived under . . .