An old stock certificate could have value as a collectible or as a financial security, according to the Wall Street Journal. To find its value as a security, consult library resources, the stock's transfer agent or other... More » Business & Finance Investing

Determine the value of an old stock certificate on your own by conducting online research. If your research is unsuccessful, hire a company or consult your broker to assist in researching the stock. If research reveals t... More » Business & Finance Investing

Consumers can research companies, consult stockbrokers, contact the states in which companies were incorporated and hire researchers to find the values of old stock certificates, as explains. People with old... More » Business & Finance Investing
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