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Net asset value (NAV) per share

A very common measure of the underlying value of a share in an investment company.

A very common measure of the underlying value of a share in an investment company.

In basic terms, the net asset value (NAV) is the value of the investment company’s assets, less any liabilities it has. The NAV per share is the NAV divided by the number of shares in issue. This will very often be different to the share price. The difference is known as the discount or premium.

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