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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.
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