Share Capital

Business, Legal & 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.



What is the dictionary definition of Share Capital?

Dictionary Definition


The proportion of a company’s capital which derives from the issue of ordinary shares and preference shares.


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)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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