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Face Value

A readily ascertainable amount of money determinable from the words of a written instrument alone without the aid of any other source.

The face value of an instrument such as a financial document is only the amount shown on it, without the inclusion of interest or fees customarily added or reference to its actual market value.

face value

n. in shares of stock, the original cost of the stock shown on the certificate, or "par value."

face value

(First blush), noun appearance, manifestation, semblance, visual impact

face value

(Price), noun price charged, quoted price, sum, total, worth
See also: cost, face amount, par, price
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Of critical importance, according to Justice Breyer, was that Alabama law defined a domestic corporation's tax base as including only one item--the par value of capital stock--which a domestic company could set at whatever level it chose.
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the par value of these cancelled shares shall be recorded in the
Since a bond's price changes when interest rates change, investors may not receive par value upon sale.
1,921,156 Cash Fund Shares of no par value with 1 voting rights
15, 1994 until today (including today's conversion), 160,863 NIS par value Debentures (Series 2) were converted into 27,127 Ordinary Shares of the Company, of 1 NIS par value each.
Shareholders of record date December 25, 2006 shall receive one (1) share of preferred stock, Class A, par value $0.
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KAILUA KONA, Hawaii -- Cyanotech Corporation (Nasdaq:CYAN) announced today that the one for four reverse stock split of its par value $0.
KAILUA KONA, Hawaii -- Cyanotech Corporation (Nasdaq:CYAN) announced today that it has filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada a Certificate of Change with respect to the previously announced one-for-four reverse stock split of its common stock par value $0.
NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors (NYSE: GM) today said it will convert all shares of its Series A Conversion Preference Stock (Preference Equity Redemption Cumulative Stock or PERCS) into shares of GM $1-2/3 par value common stock on June 18, 1994.