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English definition of “stock valuation”

stock valuation

noun [C or U]    
ACCOUNTING, COMMERCE, PRODUCTION the process of calculating the value of goods or materials owned by a company or available for sale in a store at a particular time , or the value that is calculated : The dispute was over the value of current assets , including basic stock valuation .
ACCOUNTING, STOCK MARKET the process of calculating the total value of a company's shares at a particular time , or the value that is calculated : a high/low stock valuation After periods of very low stock valuations , the market has typically gone up nearly 16% per year during the following decade . I think the current stock valuations for dot.com companies are ridiculous .
(Definition of stock valuation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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