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Unformatted text preview: outstanding: the issued shares that are currently held by shareholders difference between issued and outstanding is treasury stock – shares that the corporation holds selling (issuing) stock par value : arbitrary amount given to each share of stock when it’s authorized Home Depot Par value: $0.05 Market price : is the amount that each share of stock will sell for in market Home Depot Inc. Market value: Par value NOT EQUAL to market price Market value is subject to change very often – determines if you make money of the stock exchange or not No-par stock: which has no par value that can be assigned a stated value by the board of directors Stockholder’s equity Paid-in capital: capital which is contributed by the stockholders by buying shares of stock Retained earnings: earnings of the business which haven’t been distributed to the owners of the company – money generated through operations...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ACCT 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.
- Fall '10