Definition of Stock company

1. Noun. A company whose capital is represented by stock.

Generic synonyms: Company



2. Noun. A theatrical company that performs plays from a repertoire.
Exact synonyms: Repertory Company
Generic synonyms: Theater Company

Definition of Stock company

1. Noun. (finance) An incorporated company the capital of which is represented by marketable shares having a certain equal par value. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stock Company

stock-in-trade
stock-index futures
stock-picker
stock-purchase warrant
stock-still
stock ball
stock breeder
stock buyback
stock car
stock cars
stock certificate
stock certificates
stock character
stock characters
stock company (current term)
stock cube
stock cubes
stock dividend
stock dove
stock exchange
stock exchanges
stock farmer
stock in trade
stock index
stock issue
stock list
stock loan
stock loans
stock market

Literary usage of Stock company

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The usual definition in law of this term is that a joint stock company is an ... The members of a joint stock company, contrary legislation absent, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"... yet such earnings are commonly dealt with computed upon the remainder of said net income of such corporation, joint stock company or association, ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1903)
"CLARK, CJ The Clinton Loan Association was a Joint-stock company doing a banking business from 1871 to 1891. It became Incorporated by the same name 14th ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The usual definition in law of this term is that a joint stock company is an ... The members of a joint stock company, contrary legislation absent, ..."

5. The History of British India by James Mill (1820)
"'From the Change of the Company into a Joint- stock Company, in 1612, till the Formation of the third Joint-stock in 1631-2. HITHERTO the voyages of the ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"A mutual company may insure for either note or cash, and so may a stock company. A stock policy is issued solely upon the credit of the capital stock of the ..."

7. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor by United States Bureau of Labor (1911)
"A joint stock company or association to which a risk is transferred, ... The surplus, if any, shall be returned to the said joint stock company or ..."

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