treasury stock

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

Origin of treasury stock

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

Words Nearby treasury stock Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use treasury stock in a sentence

  • Such stock is held in the treasury until it is needed, and is called treasury stock.

  • But one thing: raise the money by the sale of treasury stock to replenish their coffers and carry on the work.

    Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford | George Randolph Chester
  • "It represents as much value as treasury stock or any other stock," retorted Mr. Wallingford.

    Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford | George Randolph Chester
  • Something more than half of the nominal capitalisation has been reserved as 'treasury stock.'

    The King of Arcadia | Francis Lynde
  • All the treasury stock would have to be quickly disposed of, or a reorganization would have to be effected.

    The "Genius" | Theodore Dreiser