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English definition of “shareholder value”

shareholder value

noun [C or U]     (also value for shareholders, stockholder value) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the total worth of a company to its shareholders : create / improve / increase shareholder value We are raising the question whether overpayment in many of these deals is destroying shareholder value .
(Definition of shareholder value noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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