shareholders' equity

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun
    (written as shareholders’ equity)
    the value of a company which is the property of its ordinary shareholders (the company’s assets less its liabilities)
  • noun
    (written as shareholders’ equity)
    a company’s capital which is invested by shareholders, who thus become owners of the company

Commerce

  • noun the value of a company which is the property of its ordinary shareholders (the company’s assets less its liabilities)
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