- authorized capital stock
USAThe maximum number of shares of capital stock that a corporation may legally issue. A corporation's authorized capital is stated in its certificate of incorporation.
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authorized capital stock — The maximum amount of stock which a corporation is authorized to issue under its charter or articles of incorporation. McLaren v Weld, 168 Minn 234, 237, 2 10 NW 29, 30; 18 Am J2d Corp § 208 … Ballentine's law dictionary
authorized capital — USA authorized capital, Also known as authorized shares or authorized capital stock. The maximum number of shares of capital stock that a corporation may legally issue. A corporation s authorized capital is stated in its certificate of… … Law dictionary
capital stock — In common parlance, the shares of stock issued by a corporation and outstanding. Precisely, the amount of money, property or other means authorized by the charter of the corporation and contributed, or agreed to be contributed, by the… … Ballentine's law dictionary
capital stock — Stock authorized by a firm s charter and having par value, stated value, or no par value. The number and the value of issued shares are usually shown, together with the number of shares authorized, in the capital accounts section of the balance… … Financial and business terms
capital stock — see stock Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. capital stock … Law dictionary
capital stock — n. 1. the capital of a corporation, divided into negotiable shares 2. the total par or stated value of the authorized and issued shares of stock … English World dictionary
capital stock — noun 1. the maximum number of shares authorized under the terms of a corporation s articles of incorporation (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑authorized shares, ↑authorized stock • Hypernyms: ↑stock 2. the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation … Useful english dictionary
Capital Stock — The common and preferred stock a company is authorized to issue, according to their corporate charter. Capital stock represents the size of the equity position of a firm and can be found on the balance sheet (or notes) of a typical financial… … Investment dictionary
authorized capital — noun : the amount of capital stock that a corporation is authorized to issue under the terms of its charter * * * the aggregate par value or the total subscription price of all equity shares of a corporation authorized to be issued under its… … Useful english dictionary
authorized capital — Fin the money made by a company from the sale of authorized shares of common and preferred stock. It is measured by multiplying the number of authorized shares by their par value … The ultimate business dictionary