stated capital

Definition

The amount of capital that a company must hold, in order to pay dividends and other payouts. Stated capital usually equals a stock's stated value times the amount of outstanding stock.

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You should make sure that you do not ever go below your stated capital or you could have some problems.

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The company needed to keep a lot of stated capitals and that was meant to pay dividends and other payouts.

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Based on the number of shares outstanding and knowing they were going to pay a sizeable dividend, the company knew they needed to increased their stated capital.

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