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Asset value

the value of a share in a company calculated by dividing the difference between the total of its assets and its liabilities by the number of ordinary shares issued
Historical Examples

The asset value of a library is dependent upon a variety of conditions.
Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 Various


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