treasury stock

noun
outstanding shares of stock reacquired and held by the issuing corporation.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism

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treasury stock

noun
stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends 
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These treasury stock purchases will be made on the open market and in privately negotiated transactions.
Diluted earnings per share was determined based on the dilutive effect of stock options using the treasury stock method.
The dilutive effect of such stock and warrants could be measured using the treasury stock method.
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