Treasury stock
Treasury stock see stock

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

treasury stock
n.
Stock issued and then later repurchased by a corporation.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


treasury stock
Stock of a private corporation that was issued and then bought back or otherwise reacquired by the corporation.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Treasury stock
USA
Shares of a company's stock that are issued and held by the company, usually as a result of the company buying back its own stock from its stockholders. These shares are considered issued but not outstanding and are not included in calculations of the company's outstanding stock. These shares are not entitled to dividends and have no voting rights.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


treasury stock
n. Shares of stock issued by a corporation, and then repurchased by it.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


treasury stock
Corporate stock that is issued, completely paid for, and reacquired by the corporation at a later point in time.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


treasury stock
Corporate stock that is issued, completely paid for, and reacquired by the corporation at a later point in time.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

treasury stock
n.
   stock of a private corporation which was issued and then bought back by the corporation or otherwise reacquired by the corporation. Treasury stock held by a corporation earns dividends for the corporation, but the corporation may not cast votes in decision-making the way a regular shareholder would be entitled.
   See also: share, stock

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Treasury stock — Treas ur*y stock (Finance) Issued stock of an incorporated company held by the company itself. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasury stock — ☆ treasury stock n. shares of issued stock reacquired by the issuing corporation and held by it …   English World dictionary

  • Treasury stock — A treasury stock or reacquired stock is stock which is bought back by the issuing company, reducing the amount of outstanding stock on the open market ( open market including insiders holdings). Stock repurchases are often used as a tax efficient …   Wikipedia

  • Treasury stock — Common stock that has been repurchased by the company and held in the company s treasury. The New York Times Financial Glossary common stock that has been repurchased by the company and held in the company s treasury. Bloomberg Financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • treasury stock — The name for shares of a corporation s stock that were issued and then subsequently repurchased by the corporation. American Banker Glossary Previously issued stock that has been repurchased by, or donated to, or otherwise reacquired by the… …   Financial and business terms

  • treasury stock — noun stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends • Syn: ↑treasury shares, ↑reacquired stock • Hypernyms: ↑stock * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • treasury stock — 1. *Common stock issued by a corporation and subsequently repurchased. See also *Treasury bond. 2. The British equivalent of a *Treasury bond (definition 1 only) …   Auditor's dictionary

  • treasury stock — Same as treasury shares …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • treasury stock — noun Date: 1901 issued stock reacquired by a corporation and held as an asset …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • treasury stock — outstanding shares of stock reacquired and held by the issuing corporation. [1900 05, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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