Authorized Stock

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Definition: Authorized Stock


Authorized Stock


Full Definition of Authorized Stock


The maximum number of shares of stock that a company can issue. It’s specified initially in the company’s charter, but it can be changed with shareholder approval. also called authorized shares or shares authorized.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Authorized Stock are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

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