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par value share [2 records]

Record 1 2015-03-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Stock Exchange
  • Investment
DEF

Any stock for which a fixed value has been set originally for each share, by dividing the total capital stock value by the number of shares to be issued.

OBS

The correct French equivalent is "action" in this context because "stock" and "share" are used interchangeably as a singular noun. However, "stock" is usually a collective noun, with "actions" as its French equivalent and "shares" as its synonym.

Key term(s)
  • par-value stock
  • par-value share

French

Domaine(s)
  • Bourse
  • Investissements et placements
DEF

Actions du capital social comportant une valeur nominale.

OBS

La valeur nominale de l'action est essentiellement une valeur théorique, généralement différente du prix d'émission, de la valeur comptable et de la valeur réelle de l'action.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Bolsa de valores
  • Inversiones
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Record 2 1987-05-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Taxation
CONT

The par value of a share is its stated face value most commonly expressed in terms of so many dollars such as $4, $10, $25, $50 or $100 per share.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Fiscalité
CONT

La valeur nominale d'une action est une valeur qui lui est attribuée et qui apparaît sur le titre même. On l'exprime habituellement en dollars (de 5$ à 100$, par exemple).

Spanish

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