Stock "Par value" is an arbitrary amount assigned to each share of a given class of stock and
printed on the stock certificate.
"Capital stock authorized" is the maximum number of shares of stock that a corporation can
issue as designated in its charter.
"Capital stock issued" is the number of shares of stock that have been sold and issued to
stockholders. Capital stock issued includes any Treasury Stock.
"Capital stock outstanding" is the number of authorized shares of stock that have been issued
and that are still currently held by stockholders. Capital stock outstanding excludes any