Face Value
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The par value of a security, as distinct from its market value.

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60.7

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Middle School
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    The value of a debt security, such as a bond or note, that appears on the face of the certificate or instrument. Face value is ordinarily the amount the issuing company promises to pay at maturity. Also referred to as Par Value.

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    53.6

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    High School
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    The amount of cash payable by a company to the bondholders when the bonds mature; the promised payment at maturity separate from any coupon payment.

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    32.6

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    College
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  • The amount the issuer must pay to the bondholder at maturity, also known as par.

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    56.3

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    High School
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  • The stated value of an investment at maturity.The face value of a corporate bond, for example, is typically $1,000. For bond ladders, face value is the stated aggregate value of the underlying securities at maturity.

    For example, if there are five rungs in the ladder with 20 bonds in each rung and each bond has a $1,000 face value, the total face value of the ladder is $100,000. Also known as par value or par amount

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    72.2

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    Middle School
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  • The sum for which a coin can be spent or exchanged (a dime's face value is 10¢) as opposed to its collector or precious metal value.

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    69.8

    FK Grade Level
    High School
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  • This is the value of the bond or security as printed on the document. The face value represents the amount that the issuing company promises to pay at the time of maturity.

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    55.8

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    High School
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  • This is the value of a bond or security as printed on a document. Face value represents the amount that an issuing company promises to pay at the time of maturity.

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    54.7

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    High School
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  • 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.

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    52.1

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    High School
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  • The dollar amount of the face value of the applicable borrower's Asset Type. The face value is the par value or actual selling price of the asset or the amount the issuer contracts to repay.

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    57

    FK Grade Level
    High School
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