Define: Share Certificate

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Share Certificate

Quick Summary of Share Certificate

A document providing evidence of share ownership.

What is the dictionary definition of Share Certificate?

Dictionary Definition

Full Definition of Share Certificate

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.

Share Certificate FAQ's

Cite Term

To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Share Certificate. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 18, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Share Certificate. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 18, 2019).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Share Certificate. Retrieved July 18, 2019, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Share Certificate are sourced/syndicated from:

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

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