Define: Share Certificate

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Definition: Share Certificate

Quick Summary of Share Certificate

A document providing evidence of share ownership.

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Examples of Share Certificate in a sentence

A stock is represented by a stock certificate.

If a stock has been assigned a par value for accounting purposes, this value is usually printed on the front of the stock certificate.

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Share Certificate. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 17, 2019
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.