Stock Certificate Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Stock Certificate, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Stock Certificate?

(n) Stock certificate is the document issued by a body incorporated to the person who is holding shares in the company which has been converted in to stock, containing information about the corporation, about the shares held by such person, name of the person, date of issue and other information required by the law in force.