shareholders' equity


Total assets minus total liabilities of an individual or company. For a company, also called owner's equity or net worth or net assets.

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I knew that in order to find out our shareholders' equity I had to take our total assets and subtract our total liabilities.

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After a banner year in sales of the new GPS watch, Garmin had been able to greatly increase the value of its shareholders' equity.

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The shareholders' equity had been increasing steadily which meant we had a happy board of directors, also the shareholders were quite joyful.

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