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Definition of

watered stock

Stockholding & Investments

stock with value lower than capital invested stock in a company that is worth less than the total capital invested

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Definitions of ’watered stock’ and meaning of ’watered stock’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’watered stock’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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