Current Market Value

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Definition: Current Market Value



Full Definition of Current Market Value


The current market value of a stock is its most recent trade. Since the current market value of a stock can change rapidly during the trading day, it is often convenient to use end-of-day settlement prices to determine current market value, especially of a portfolio of stocks. The current market value of an individual stock or a portfolio, when compared over time, is a convenient way to evaluate the overall performance of a stock or a portfolio. Current market value is one means to gauge how well a portfolio is meeting its goals. The value of a company can also be expressed in terms of its current market value. The current market value of a company is the total number of shares outstanding multiplied by the current price of its shares.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Current Market Value 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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