What is Book Value?

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Answer / leela

The value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet.
In other words, the cost of an asset minus accumulated

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Answer / satish kumar.k

Book value is nothing but balance sheet value.

for example: Machinery value is 45000/- i.e., Original
value of machinery minus Depreciation value ( orignal value
is suppose 50000/- depreciation is 5000/- net value is
45000/- is the book value which appears on assets side of
balance sheet.

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Answer / chaitu

The value of an asset as it appears on a balance sheet,
equal to cost minus accumulated depreciation

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Answer / purna chandra magnus school of

In accounting, book value or carrying value is the value of
an asset or according to its balance sheet account balance.
For assets, the value is based on the original cost of the
asset less any depreciation, amortization or impairment
costs made against the asset.

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Answer / bhanu

book value is the present traded value of stock..

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Answer / anil gopal

book value is nothing but the value as recorded in the
company accounts.

asset-libalities / no. of shares


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Answer / m.s.s.v.sri kumar

Book value is that which is after deducting the annual
depreciation or value shown in Financial statement. it is
also called as carrying value

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Answer / satya kishore

Book value is the value of the asset or liability which are
appear in the balance sheet of th enteprise

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Answer / hpotter1987

book value of any stock is the value when the company offers
its stock into the market initially or it is the value which
is shown in the balance sheet for the valuation of any stock.

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Answer / raghu

The value of an asset liquidity or equity , as recorded in
the books , the book value of an ordinary share is equals
to paidup capital plus returned earnings.

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