par-value stock
Shares in a corporation that were given a stated share price (par value) when issued. Compare: no-par stock
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

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

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  • No-Par Value Stock — Stock that is issued without the specification of a par value indicated in the company s articles of incorporation or on the stock certificate itself. Most shares issued today are classified as no par or low par value stock. No par value stock… …   Investment dictionary

  • no–par value stock — see stock Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • no-par-value stock — noun stock with no par value specified in the corporate charter or on the stock certificate • Syn: ↑no par stock • Hypernyms: ↑stock …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-par value stock — Corporate stock, issued as statutes permit, without any nominal or par value. 18 Am J2d Corp § 223. Shares of stock issued by a business trust or Massachusetts trust similar to the no par shares issued by a corporation. 13 Am J2d Bus Tr § 23 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • no-par-value stock — A stock with no par value given in the charter or stock certificate. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Par value — Par value, in finance and accounting, means stated value or face value. From this comes the expressions at par (at the par value), over par (over par value) and under par (under par value). The term par value has several meanings depending on… …   Wikipedia

  • par value — n: par(a) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. par value …   Law dictionary

  • par value — n. the value of a stock, bond, etc. fixed at the time of its issue; face value: distinguished from MARKET VALUE * * * …   Universalium

  • par value — n. the value of a stock, bond, etc. fixed at the time of its issue; face value: distinguished from MARKET VALUE …   English World dictionary

  • par value — The nominal, monetary amount of an individual share of *common stock. Par value tends to be the legally protected minimum value of stock for creditor protection purposes and it is usually established when stock is issued. In practice, common… …   Auditor's dictionary

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