Define: Loan Stock

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Definition: Loan Stock

Quick Summary of Loan Stock

Loan finance traded on a stock exchange.

What is the dictionary definition of Loan Stock?

Dictionary Definition

Loan stock is shares in a business that have been pledged as collateral for a loan. This type of collateral is most valuable for a lender when the shares are publicly traded on a stock exchange and are unrestricted, so that the shares can be easily sold for cash.


Full Definition of Loan Stock


Examples of Loan Stock in a sentence

Bank, mortgage and loan stocks extended yesterday’s losses.
He toured the country fundraising and selling loan stock in order to fund the projects.
The number of the foreign currency loans amounted to only 23% of the entire loan stock.

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Loan Stock. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 19, 2019
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Loan Stock. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 19, 2019).
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.