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stated value

noun stat·ed value

Legal Definition of stated value

  1. :  the value assigned in a corporation's books to stock and especially to no-par value stock

Additional Notes on stated value

Stated value is sometimes based on the actual amount received when stock is issued, but it can also be an arbitrarily low value. It has no relation to the market value of the stock.

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