book value

noun

  • Business (Corporate) Law/Company Law

Definitions of book value

  • the value of an asset as carried (=recorded) on a balance sheet

    When British Energy released its interim results last December it hinted that the £4.44bn balance sheet book value of its assets might be too high.

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Phrase Bank for book value

Additional Notes for book value