unissued stock


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unissued stock

n. a corporation's shares of stock which are authorized by its articles of incorporation, but have never been issued (sold) to anyone. They differ from "treasury stock," which is stock that was issued and then reacquired by the corporation. (See: stock, corporation, treasury stock)

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All shares repurchased under the plan will be restored to the status of authorized but unissued stock.
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