Define: Allotted Shares

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Definition: Allotted Shares


Quick Summary of Allotted Shares


Shares distributed by allotment to new shareholders.



What is the dictionary definition of Allotted Shares?

Dictionary Definition


Allotted Shares are shares distributed by allotment to new shareholders (allottees).

Those shares form part of the allotted share capital.


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Full Definition of Allotted Shares


Allotted shares refers to shares of a corporation which have been allocated (allotted) and are subsequently held by shareholders. The act of creating new issued shares is called issuance, allocation or allotment.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Allotted Shares are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 10th August, 2019