treasury stock

   Shares of a corporation that were issued and then bought back or otherwise reacquired by the corporation. Such shares earn dividends for the corporation, but they do not grant voting rights, such as regular shareholders have.

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  • Treasury stock — Treas ur*y stock (Finance) Issued stock of an incorporated company held by the company itself. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasury stock — ☆ treasury stock n. shares of issued stock reacquired by the issuing corporation and held by it …   English World dictionary

  • Treasury stock — A treasury stock or reacquired stock is stock which is bought back by the issuing company, reducing the amount of outstanding stock on the open market ( open market including insiders holdings). Stock repurchases are often used as a tax efficient …   Wikipedia

  • Treasury stock — Common stock that has been repurchased by the company and held in the company s treasury. The New York Times Financial Glossary common stock that has been repurchased by the company and held in the company s treasury. Bloomberg Financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • treasury stock — The name for shares of a corporation s stock that were issued and then subsequently repurchased by the corporation. American Banker Glossary Previously issued stock that has been repurchased by, or donated to, or otherwise reacquired by the… …   Financial and business terms

  • treasury stock — noun stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends • Syn: ↑treasury shares, ↑reacquired stock • Hypernyms: ↑stock * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • treasury stock — 1. *Common stock issued by a corporation and subsequently repurchased. See also *Treasury bond. 2. The British equivalent of a *Treasury bond (definition 1 only) …   Auditor's dictionary

  • treasury stock — Same as treasury shares …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • treasury stock — noun Date: 1901 issued stock reacquired by a corporation and held as an asset …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • treasury stock — outstanding shares of stock reacquired and held by the issuing corporation. [1900 05, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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