outstanding issue

outstanding issue
outstanding issue UK US noun [U]
FINANCE the total number of shares held by a company's shareholders at a particular time, which may be less than authorized issue (= the number it is allowed to sell): »

If their holdings exceed 5% of the total outstanding issue they are required to file a Schedule 13D with the SEC.

Compare AUTHORIZED ISSUE(Cf. ↑authorized issue)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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