market value added (MVA)

Definition

MVA. The difference between the market value of a firm and the capital contributed by investors. A higher MVA indicates that a company has added more value than what has been contributed to it by shareholders, while a negative MVA indicates that the company has destroyed value.

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You should try and find out if there is a way to break down your market value added and make it work better for you.

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The market value added was something important for us to pay attention to and I knew that it would have an impact on us.

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When he looked at the market value added of his new surf shop, he realized that it was a negative number and he couldn't believe that his business had gone downhill in just a month.

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