the total stock authorized or issued by a corporation.
the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation, including retained earnings and amounts paid in by stockholders.
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the par value of the total share capital that a company is authorized to issue
the total physical capital existing in an economy at any moment of time
the apportionment of all the financial resources of a business, in equity, bonds, etc.
the maximum amount collectable for accidental death or for some major disabling injury, as one resulting in the loss of an eye, leg, or arm. noun
the surplus of a business, exclusive of its earned surplus. noun another name (esp US) for share premium
noun (in Britain) a tax payable from 1974 to 1986 at progressive rates on the cumulative total of gifts of money or property made during the donor’s lifetime or after his death. It was replaced by inheritance tax