No-load Stock - No-load Stock is the shares available for the Direct Purchase from the issuing companies, thus avoiding the brokers and the sales commissions. Such shares offered as part of a company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan to encourage long-term investment. Prices based on an average of recent market prices and may be as low as the current market price. Broker commissions payable when the shares sell. Investor's money continues to pour into the behemoths of the fund world, so we decided to take a hard look at the twenty no-load stock funds to determine which still are attractive and which lost their sparkle.