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What is treasury stock, and why might a corporation acquire treasury stock?

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Define the treasury stock and explain the reasons for a corporation to acquire treasury stock.

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Treasury stock: The shares which were reacquired or bought back by the company, but not formally retired from the corporation stock, are called as treasury stock. The re-acquisition of issued shares decreases the number of outstanding shares...

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