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.


Synonyms For Share Certificate


Share certificates, registrant, stock certificate, any share, stock


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Share Certificate 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.