That is why a share sells for $5.74, which is less than a pizza. This is not a Fortune 500 company we are discussing, but rather a down on their luck loser. The gamble is that maybe Pie 5 will keep them solvent even though Pie 5 is just a concept. Earnings may not occur. They may sell additional shares which would dilute any holdings, but that should not bother a free loader like you.