Appreciation Law and Legal Definition

Appreciation has different meanings, but in a financial context, it refers to an increase in the value of property. It is used to distinguish between investments that are likely to provide profits because of increases in price and those that provide dividend payments.

For example, a stock purchased for $10 per share in 1990 and sold for $15 per share in 2000 has appreciated 50%.

Relevant legal forms include:

Executives Stock Options and Stock Appreciation Rights - Book
Sample Letter - Appreciation of Referred Client
Sample Letter - Appreciation for Condolences
Sample Letter - Appreciation to an Institution
Sample Letter - Appreciation of Condolences
Sample Letter - Appreciation for Purchase with Promotional Gift
Sample Letter - Appreciation Letter to Employee - Employer to Employee
Sample Letter - Customer Appreciation
Proposal to approve material terms of stock appreciation right plan
Stock Appreciation Right Plan
Share Appreciation Rights Plan w/amendment
Directors Stock Appreciation Rights Plan
Stock Appreciation Rights Plan