STOCK INVESTING DEFINITIONS TEACHER ORGANIZER

Definitions:

Stock --
Ownership of a share of a company.

Share --
A financial instrument that is a unit of ownership in an entity like a company.

Shareholder --
An investor who owns shares in a company.

Public company --
A company that sells stock and is owned by shareholders.

Risk --
The probability or likelihood that the return on an investment will be different than initially anticipated.

Profit --
The money made when something is sold for more than it is bought.

Market --
A venue for buying and selling.

Valuation --
Determination of the value of a stock through the analysis of a company and by comparing it to other companies in its industry.