capital stock

  • 1capital stock — see stock Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. capital stock …

    Law dictionary

  • 2capital 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

  • 3Capital stock — Capital Cap i*tal, a. [F. capital, L. capitalis capital (in senses 1 & 2), fr. caput head. See {Chief}, and cf. {Capital}, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the head. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Needs must the Serpent now his capital bruise Expect with mortal …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4capital 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

  • 5capital 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

  • 6Capital 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

  • 7capital 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

  • 8capital stock — In the USA, the equity shares in a corporation. The two basic types of capital stock are common stock and preferred stock …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 9capital stock — In the USA, the equity shares in a corporation. The two basic types of capital stock are common stock and preferred stock …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 10capital stock —    The amount originally invested by shareholders in a corporation for its issued shares. Capital stock has no direct relationship to the current value of the corporation s shares, which may have gone up or down after the initial issue or first… …

    Business law dictionary

  • 11capital stock — cap′ital stock′ n. 1) bus the total stock authorized or issued by a corporation 2) bus the book value of such stock • Etymology: 1890–95 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12capital stock — noun Date: 1709 1. the outstanding shares of a joint stock company considered as an aggregate 2. capitalization 1d 3. stock 7c(1) …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13capital stock — noun The total amount of common and preferred stock (shares) that a company can issue. Syn: equity See Also: stock, share …

    Wiktionary

  • 14capital stock — 1. the total stock authorized or issued by a corporation. 2. the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation, including retained earnings and amounts paid in by stockholders. [1890 95] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 15capital stock — total stated value of a company s shares …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16Capital stock —   Property, plant and equipment used in the production, processing and distribution of energy resources.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …

    Energy terms

  • 17capital stock — /kæpətl ˈstɒk/ (say kapuhtl stok) noun 1. the total shares issued by a company. 2. the book value of all the shares of a company, including unissued shares and those not completely paid in …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18Capital Stock Insurance Companies — A capital stock insurance company is a company that gets its capital from contributions from its stockholders in addition to its surplus accounts and reserve accounts. In other words, a capital stock insurance company is one that gets a majority… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 19capital stock tax — A state level tax, usually imposed on out of state corporations for the privilege of doing business in the state. The tax may be based on the entity s apportionable income or payroll, or on its apportioned net worth as of a specified date. Such… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20capital stock tax — A state level tax, usually imposed on out of state corporations for the privilege of doing business in the state. The tax may be based on the entity s apportionable income or payroll, or on its apportioned net worth as of a specified date. Such… …

    Black's law dictionary