authorized share


authorized share
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a share that a company is authorized to issue

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  • authorized share capital — UK US noun [U] (also authorized capital, also UK authorised capital, also authorized shares, also authorized stock) FINANCE ► the largest number of shares that a company can offer for sale at a particular time: »Shareholders approved an increase… …   Financial and business terms

  • Authorized Share Capital — The number of stock units that a publicly traded company can issue as stated in its articles of incorporation, or as agreed upon by shareholder vote. Authorized share capital is often not fully used by management in order to leave room for future …   Investment dictionary

  • authorized share capital — nominal share capital; = nominal capital; = registered capital The maximum amount of share capital that may be issued by a company, as detailed in the company s memorandum of association. The authorized share capital must be disclosed on the face …   Accounting dictionary

  • authorized share capital — nominal share capital; nominal capital; registered capital The maximum amount of share capital that may be issued by a company, as detailed in the company s memorandum of association The authorized share capital must be disclosed on the face of… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • authorized capital — ➔ capital * * *    The maximum number of shares that can be issued under a firm s articles of incorporation. This can be increased only with shareholders approval. * * * authorized capital UK US noun [U] FINANCE ► AUTHORIZED SHARE CAPITAL(Cf.… …   Financial and business terms

  • authorized stock — also authorised stock ➔ stock1 * * * authorized stock UK US noun [U] ► FINANCE AUTHORIZED SHARE CAPITAL(Cf. ↑authorized share capital) …   Financial and business terms

  • authorized shares — Number of shares authorized for issuance by a firm s corporate charter. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See also: shares authorized * * * authorized shares authorized shares ➔ Share * * * authorized shares UK US noun [plural] ► FINANCE …   Financial and business terms

  • Authorized shares — Number of shares authorized for issuance by a firm s corporate charter. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * authorized shares authorized shares ➔ Share * * * authorized shares UK US noun [plural] ► FINANCE AUTHORIZED SHARE CAPITAL( …   Financial and business terms

  • share — Shares represent a slice in the ownership of a company. Financial Services Glossary The authorised share capital of a company is divided into a number of equal parts. Each part is called a share. See ordinary shares, preference shares, securities …   Financial and business terms

  • share capital — That part of the capital of a company received from its owners (i. e. its members or shareholders) in return for shares Every company must commence with some share capital (a minimum of two shares). See authorized share capital; called up share… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • share capital — That part of the finance of a company received from its owners (i.e. its members or shareholders) in exchange for shares. See also: authorized share capital, called up share capital, issued share capital, paid up share capital …   Accounting dictionary