A temporary document that represents a portion of a share> of stock, often issued after a stock split or spin-off. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

* * *

scrip scrip [skrɪp] noun [countable, uncountable] FINANCE
1. a document given instead of money, that can be exchanged for money or shares:

• A shareholder may elect to take scrip in place of a particular cash dividend.

2. a document showing that someone owns shares or bonds

* * *

scrip UK US /skrɪp/ noun [C or U]
FINANCE, MONEY something that is not currency but that can be used in the same way as money, for example, points you collect when you shop at a particular store and gift certificates: »

Fake money called ""scrip"" will be the only currency visitors can use for basically all purchases within Anniversary Park.


In the early years, residents were paid for their labor in company scrip.

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET extra shares that are given to shareholders in a company instead of a cash dividend: »

They pay dividends largely in scrip.

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a document that shows that you own shares or bonds: »

There should be no difficulty in turning the scrip into cash.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scrip — issued by the Capitol Hill Baby Sitting Co op, worth ½ hour of babysitting time. Scrip is an American term for any substitute for currency which is not legal tender and is often a form of credit. Scrips were created as company payment of… …   Wikipedia

  • SCRIP — ist eine Informationsquelle der Healthcare Branche. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 SCRIP und Scrip Intelligence 2 Leserschaft 3 Informa 4 Quellen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scrip — USA In the context of corporations, scrip is evidence of a right to obtain title to stock of a corporation, but does not constitute title to the stock itself. It is one alternative used by companies when they decide not to issue fractional shares …   Law dictionary

  • Scrip — Scrip, n. [From script.] 1. A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing. [1913 Webster] Call them generally, man by man, according to the scrip. Shak. [1913 Webster] Bills of exchange can not pay our debts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrip — Scrip, n. [OE. scrippe, probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. & OSw. skreppa, and also LL. scrippum, OF. esquerpe, escrepe, F. [ e]charpe scarf. Cf. {Scrap}, {Scarf} a piece of dress.] A small bag; a wallet; a satchel. [Archaic] Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrip — (v. subscription) nennt man in England die einzelnen Teile eines Omnium (s. d.), ferner die Zertifikate über nicht voll gezahlte Stocks (s. d.), sodann auch den Interimsschein über die bald auszugebende Aktie. Railway scrip ist eine gewöhnliche… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Scrip — [skrip] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. scrip, gekürzt aus subscription »Unterzeichnung, Unterschrift; Beglaubigung«, dies über das (Alt)fr. aus lat. subscriptio zu subscribere »unterschreiben; genehmigen«>: 1. Interimsschein als Ersatz für …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • scrip — a certificate of a right to receive something (especially a stock share), 1762, probably shortened from (sub)scrip(tion) receipt. Originally receipt for a portion of a loan subscribed, meaning certificate issued as currency first recorded 1790 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Scrip [1] — Scrip, Dorf auf der zum dalmatischen Kreise Spalato gehörigen Insel Brazza mit Asphaltbergbau …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scrip [2] — Scrip (engl. Staatsw.), s.u. Omnium …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scrip — Scrip, im engl. Börsenverkehr ein Interimsschein …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”