Stockholder equity

Stockholder equity
Balance sheet item that includes the book value of ownership in the corporation. It includes capital stock, paid in surplus, and retained earnings. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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stockholder equity UK US noun [U] ( also stockholders' equity)
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET NET ASSETS(Cf. ↑net assets)
See also SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY(Cf. ↑shareholders' equity)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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