The
Definition Of

Outstanding stock

Outstanding stock means the number of shares of issued stock that are being held by stockholders.

Share it:

More from this Section

  • Return on common stockholders’ equity
    Return on common stockholders’ equity refers to a measure of profitability that shows how many dollars of net income were earned for each dollar invested...
  • Time ticket
    The time ticket is a document that indicates the employee, the hours worked, the account and job to be charged, and the total labor cost.
  • Inventory turnover
    Inventory turnover is a ratio that measures the number of times on average the inventory is sold during the period. Its purpose is to measure the liquidity of the inventory.
  • Direct write-off method
    Direct write-off method is a method of accounting for bad debts that involves expensing accounts at the time they are determined to be uncollectible.
  • Drawings
    Drawings refer to the withdrawal of cash or other assets from an unincorporated business for the personal use of the owner. Drawings decrease the owner’s equity.
  • Budget
    A budget is a formal written statement of management’s plans for a specified future time period, expressed in financial terms. It normally represents the primary method...
  • Debt to total assets ratio
    Debt to total assets ratio is a solvency measure that indicates the percentage of total assets provided by creditors: computed as total debt divided by total assets.