Define: Share Capital

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Share Capital


Quick Summary of Share Capital


Name given to the total amount of cash which the shareholders have contributed to the company.



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Synonyms For Share Capital


capital stock, equity capital, registered capital, nominal capital, social capital


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Share Capital are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.