Contingent Deferred Sales Charge is basically a back-end load or a sales charge which is paid by the mutual fund investors when they sell Class-B fund shares in a particular number of years on the same date on which they were initially bought. Thus in mutual funds which have share classes to determine the time
Additional shares which are distributed to the current shareholders with no extra price are known as Bonus Shares. They are usually given depending on the number of shares owned by a shareholder. These shares are basically built up earnings of the company which it converts into free shares instead of giving in form of dividends.