TeachMeFinance.com - explain stock certificate
stock certificate -- a document that constitutes written evidence of ownership of a company's shares. The certificate lists the number of shares registered in the name of the owner, the corporation issuing the shares, and whether the stock is sold at par value or at market prices.
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