authorized capital

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the money made by a company from the sale of authorized shares of common and preferred stock. It is measured by multiplying the number of authorized shares by their par value.

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  • authorized capital — ➔ capital * * *    The maximum number of shares that can be issued under a firm s articles of incorporation. This can be increased only with shareholders approval. * * * authorized capital UK US noun [U] FINANCE ► AUTHORIZED SHARE CAPITAL(Cf.… …   Financial and business terms

  • authorized capital — USA authorized capital, Also known as authorized shares or authorized capital stock. The maximum number of shares of capital stock that a corporation may legally issue. A corporation s authorized capital is stated in its certificate of… …   Law dictionary

  • authorized capital — noun : the amount of capital stock that a corporation is authorized to issue under the terms of its charter * * * the aggregate par value or the total subscription price of all equity shares of a corporation authorized to be issued under its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • authorized capital — the aggregate par value or the total subscription price of all equity shares of a corporation authorized to be issued under its charter. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • authorized capital — See authorized stock issue …   Black's law dictionary

  • authorized capital — noun (U) the largest amount of money a company is allowed to get by selling shares share 2 (6) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • authorized capital stock — USA authorized capital, Also known as authorized shares or authorized capital stock. The maximum number of shares of capital stock that a corporation may legally issue. A corporation s authorized capital is stated in its certificate of… …   Law dictionary

  • authorized capital stock — The maximum amount of stock which a corporation is authorized to issue under its charter or articles of incorporation. McLaren v Weld, 168 Minn 234, 237, 2 10 NW 29, 30; 18 Am J2d Corp § 208 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • authorized share capital — UK US noun [U] (also authorized capital, also UK authorised capital, also authorized shares, also authorized stock) FINANCE ► the largest number of shares that a company can offer for sale at a particular time: »Shareholders approved an increase… …   Financial and business terms

  • authorized shares — USA authorized capital, Also known as authorized shares or authorized capital stock. The maximum number of shares of capital stock that a corporation may legally issue. A corporation s authorized capital is stated in its certificate of… …   Law dictionary

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