What is a share of stock? by Jeffrey B. Little

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Stocks -- Juvenile literature,
  • Business enterprises -- Finance -- Juvenile literature,
  • Stocks,
  • Business

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Explains how a stock is created, how a new company is founded and financed, why investors invest in companies, and how an established company is organized and raises money for its operations.

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Book details

StatementJeffrey B. Little ; Paul A. Samuelson, senior editorial consultant.
SeriesThe Basic investor"s library
ContributionsSamuelson, Paul Anthony, 1915-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG4521 .L736 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2384908M
ISBN 101555466206
LC Control Number87013788
OCLC/WorldCa15695780

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While book value per share is a good way to evaluate a stock, it's more of an accounting-based tool and doesn't necessarily reflect the true market value of a publicly traded company.

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Since no physical evidence is produced (other than a trade confirmation and an account statement), the record is in book entry form only. There is an easier way to gauge value. Price-to-book value (P/B) is the ratio of the market value of a company's shares (share price) over its book value of equity.

The book value of equity, in Author: Ben Mcclure. Book value per common share is a measure used by owners of common shares in a firm to determine the level of safety associated with each individual share after all debts are paid accordingly.

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If you want to compare companies, you can convert to book value per share, which is simply the book value divided by the number of outstanding shares.

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Book value per share compares the amount of stockholders' equity to the number of shares outstanding. If the market value per share is lower than the book value per share, then the stock price may be undervalued. Thus, this measure is a possible indicator of the value of a company's stock; it may be factored into a general investigation of what the market price of a share should be, though.

Mastercard's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. was $ During the past 12 months, Mastercard's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was % per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was % per year.

During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was % per year.5/5. In these cases, the stock can be priced way above the book value per share of the company. Comparing the stock price to the book value per share is done using the p/b ratio, or price to book ratio.

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The book value per share may be used by some investors to determine the equity in a company relative to the market value of the company, which is the price of its stock. For example, a company that is currently trading for $20 but has a book value of $10 is selling at twice its equity.

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Disney book value per share for the three months ending Ma was $ Formula and calculation: Mostly, the book value is calculated for common stock only. The presence of preferred stock in the total stockholders equity, however, has a significant impact on the calculation.

The formulas and examples for calculating book value per share. The book value per share is a market value ratio that weighs stockholders' equity against shares outstanding.

In other words, the value of all shares divided by the number of shares issued. Book value of an asset refers to the value of an asset when depreciation is accounted for. Depreciation is the reduction of an item's value over : Rosemary Carlson.

Price to Book Ratio Definition. Price to book value is a valuation ratio that is measured by stock price / book value per share.

The book value is essentially the tangible accounting value of a firm compared to the market value that is shown.

Read full definition. Most investors who use an online broker or even a regular full-service broker will have their shares held in book-entry form. This is generally convenient, as one does not have to preserve physical stock certificates, and can buy/sell securities without turning certificates in or having new ones issued.

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Generally, most of the businesses are using this register book to ensure monitor the sufficient materials are in stock and overall stock status. It may also help to verify the status of materials with physical stock at storage.

The book value per share is the measure of the recorded value of the company’s assets less its liabilities — the net assets backing up the business’s stock shares. In the example shown in the figure below, the book value of owners’ equity is $ million at the end of the year.

The book value of a share of preferred stock is it's call price plus any dividends in arrears. Do the math. If a 5 percent cumulative preferred stock having a par value of $ a share has a call price of $ a share and the corporation owes two years of dividends, the book value of.

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For example, if a corporation without preferred stock has stockholders' equity on December 31 of $12, and it has.

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