The redemption value of a bond or preferred stock appearing on the face of the certificate, unless that value is otherwise specified by the issuing corporation. It is also sometimes referred to as par value.
the exchange value for which a coin is made to be spent or exchanged. Example: A US quarter's face value is 25 cents. Yet if it is silver or a rare date the collector value may be more. Face Value is Not its collector or precious metal value.
The value of a bond that appears on the face of the bond, unless the value is otherwise specified by the issuer. Face value is ordinarily the amount that the issuer promises to pay at maturity and is not an indication of current market value.
The nominal dollar amount assigned to a security by the issuer. For a debt security, the amount repaid to the investor when the bond matures (usually, corporate bonds have a face value of $1000, municipal bonds $5000, and federal bonds $10,000); Also called par value or par.
The issuing price or "par value" of a bond, note or security as stated on the certificate. For instance, many bonds are issued at $1,000 face value -- and redeemed at maturity at that same $1,000 value. (The bondholder profits from the interest paid on the bond throughout the bond holding period.)
Apparent worth. The nominal value which appears on the face of the document recording an entitlement, generally a certificate or a bond. For debt instruments, the amount to be repaid at maturity. Known as par value or nominal value.
The face value is the term used to describe the value of a bond in terms of what the company which issued the bond will actually repay when the loan matures. It's sometimes described as nominal or par value.
The stated value of an investment at maturity. Debt securities are usually issued with par (or face) values of $1,000. If the bond is trading below par, it is trading at a discount. If a bond is trading above par, it is trading at a premium. Other securities also have face values.
The stated value of a bond certificate when issued and when they are redeemed at maturity. Same as par value or principal. The face value never changes but the current value does. Current value for a bond is (face value x price) divided by 100. Bonds are purchased as units of face value. For example, you buy a $10,000 bond where the current value can be more or less than $10,000, depending on market conditions.
Face value is the total life insurance benefit your survivors would receive from your life insurance provider in the event of your death. The face value of a life insurance policy depends on the premium you agree to pay when you initially buy a policy.
The amount stated on the face of the policy which will be paid on the death of the person insured or in some cases when the policy matures. Does not include dividends or any reduction if there is an outstanding loan. Also known as: Face Amount or Sum Insured.
Value that appears on the face of a bond and indicates the value of the bond at maturity. Usually, corporate bonds are issued in face values of $1,000, municipal bonds at $5,000, and federal bonds at $10,000. Face value is not an indication of market value.
The total amount or principal amount of insurance provided by an insurance policy. The term derives from the fact that the amount of insurance is usually indicated on the first page or "face" of the policy.
The principal amount the bond holder receives upon maturity. Also known as par value, principal value and nominal value. The term comes from the amount which is inscribed on the face of the security certificate.
The value of a bond, note, mortgage or other security that appears the face of the issue, unless the value is otherwise specified by the issuing company. Face value is ordinarily the amount the issuing company promises to pay at maturity. Face value is also referred to as Par Value or Nominal Value.
Face value is the amount that is to be paid to an investor at the maturity date of the security. Debt securities can be issued at varying face values, however in New Zealand they typically have a face value of $1. The face value is also known as the repayment amount or par.
The value of a bond that appears on the bond, unless the value is otherwise specified by the issuing company. Face value is usually the amount the issuing company promises to pay at the maturity date. Usually also equals par value.
The monetary value worth of a coin. This does not necessarily correspoind to its actual worth. For example, a pre-1965 U.S. half dollar has a face value of $0.50 but its intrinsic value is tied to the price of silver and much higher.
Just like it sounds: The value a bond has printed on its face, usually $1,000. Also known as par value, it represents the amount of principal you are owed at maturity. The bond's actual market value may be higher or lower.
The issue price of a share as defined in a company's article of incorporation. A company's total capital is the face value of the share multiplied by the number of shares in circulation. The face value of the Air Liquide share is 11 euros.
The initial amount of death benefit provided by the policy as shown on the face page of the contract. The actual death benefit may be higher or lower depending on the options selected, outstanding policy loans or premium owed.
The value that appears on the face of a bond/ debenture/ share. This is the amount the issuing company would pay at maturity, but it does not necessarily indicate market price. The amount exclusive of interest or premium due to the security holder at maturity and inscribed on the face of the security. Also referred to as par value.
Unless a bond is issued at a premium or discount, the principal is the amount borrowed by the issuer of the bond. This amount is referred to as the par value of the bond and it is the amount that will be repaid at maturity. (par = 100% of face value). It's also the figure on which the amount of coupon interest paid to the bondholder is calculated. The face value of the bond remains the same throughout its life and should not be confused with either the issue price of the bond (which may be at a premium or discount to face value) or the bond's market price.
Face value is the value of a bond or other debt instrument that appears on the front of the debt certificate. Although the market prices of bonds fluctuate from the time they are issued until redemption, they are redeemed at maturity at their face value, unless the issuer defaults. If the bonds are retired before maturity, bondholders may receive a slight premium over face value. The face value also is the amount on which interest payments are calculated.
The amount stated on the face of the policy that will be paid upon the death of the policyholder. The Face Value oes not include additional amounts payable under accidental death or other special provisions, or acquired through the application of policy dividends.
As used in life insurance, the amount stated on the first page of the policy that will be paid at maturity, upon death of the insured or expiration of the endowment period. Additional benefits may be provided by riders or dividends. Also known as face amount.
The value of a bond that appears on the face of the bond. Face value is ordinarily the amount the issuer promises to pay at maturity. Face value is not an indication of market value. Face Value is also referred to as par value or principal amount.
Value of a bond or note as given on the certificate. Corporate bonds are usually issued with $1,000 face values, municipal bonds with $5,000 face values, and government bonds, $1,000 to $10,000 face values. Also known as the principal.
The value of a bond that appears on the face of the bond, unless the value is otherwise specified by the issuing company. Face value is ordinarily the amount the issuing company promises to pay at maturity. Face value is not an indication of market value. Sometimes referred to as par value. (See: Par)
the value printed on the face of currency or other financial instruments, like bonds or debentures; the amount that a lender will receive when a bond or debenture is repaid, exclusive of interest (see maturity date)
The value of a debt such as a mortgage as stated in the instrument itself If current interest rates are greater than the contract rate of interest, the market value of the debt instrument will be less than the face value since the instrument would have to be discounted to generate the market rate of interest. Conversely, if the contract rate of interest is greater than current market rates, the instrument, if sold, will sell for a premium and, thus, its market value will be greater than its face value.
The amount stated on the face of the policy that will be paid in case of death or at the maturity of the policy. It does not include additional amounts payable under accidental death or other special provisions, or acquired through the application of policy dividends.
The value of a bond (or other debt instrument) that appears on the front, or face, of the certificate. Although a bond's price may change due to market conditions, the face value does not change. At maturity, the issuer redeems the bond at the face value amount. If the bonds are retired before maturity, the bondholder usually receives a slight premium over the face value. The face value is also the amount used to compute interest payments. For instance, a 10% bond with a face value of $1,000 pays $100 interest annually. Corporate bonds usually are issued with $1,000 face values, municipals with $5,000 face values, and federal government bonds with $10,000 face values. Other terms for face value include par value, nominal value and principal amount. See: Debt Instrument; Municipal Bond; Par; Principal Amount
The value of a bond or debenture that appears on its face. Usually, this is the amount that is due on maturity. It is also called par value. The bond or debenture may trade in the market at either a premium or discount to its face value.
The value of a bond or debenture that appears on the face of the certificate. Face value is the amount the issuer promises to pay at maturity. Face value is no indication of market value. For example, a low grade bond may have a face value of $1000 but can trade at a market price of $130.
Face value is the value of a coin or paper money, as printed on the coin or bill itself by the minting authority. While the face value usually refers to the true value of the coin or bill in question (as with circulation coins) it can sometimes be largely symbolic, as is often the case with bullion coins. For example, a one troy ounce (31 g) American Gold Eagle bullion coin is worth and sells for about $670 USD at current market prices (as of July 17 2006) and yet has a face value of only $50 USD.