A stock certificate, like the template shown below, is evidence of the ownership of corporate stock shares by a stockholder.  It is important to note that a stock certificate is not a stock itself, it is just certified evidence of stock.  A stock certificate will usually include details such as the owner of the stock and the number of shares owned.

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A stock certificate template is useful if you want to give a stockholder proof of purchase of a stock.  It can also be used to give new stockholders evidence of ownership of stock shares that were issued by a newly-formed corporation.  The template can indicate ownership of stock shares that were transferred to the stockholder from a former stockholder.


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A stock certificate template is a great way to format your stock certificate with little hassle involved.  It's easy to create your own stock certificate with Rocket Lawyer.

Want to get started? Simply click on the link below to start your personalized stock certificate. You can also browse our help articles for more legal information, such as Finding Corporate Records, Keeping Corporate Minutes, and Do you need Corporate Bylaws? Corporate Bylaw Requirements by State.


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