What is BOOK VALUE (BV)?

1.the recorded value of an asset on a balance sheet. The depreciation is taken from purchase price. It rarely shows true value since the GAAP won’t let changes in market value. 2 the amount a shareholder would get if the the assets were sold. The value

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