stockholder
noun Date: 1753 an owner of corporate stock

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  • stockholder — stock·hold·er n: an owner of corporate stock compare bondholder stock·hold·ing n or adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Stockholder — Stock hold er, n. One who is a holder or proprietor of stock in the public funds, or in the funds of a bank or other stock company. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stockholder — 1753, from STOCK (Cf. stock) (n.2) + agent noun from HOLD (Cf. hold) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stockholder — [stäk′hōl΄dər] n. 1. a person owning stock in a given company 2. in Australia, one who raises cattle …   English World dictionary

  • Stockholder — Holder of equity shares in a firm. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * stockholder stock‧hold‧er [ˈstɒkˌhəʊldə ǁ ˈstɑːkˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] especially AmE FINANCE a person or organization that owns shares in a particular company; =… …   Financial and business terms

  • stockholder — See: shareholder. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * stockholder stock‧hold‧er [ˈstɒkˌhəʊldə ǁ ˈstɑːkˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] especially AmE FINANCE a person or organization that owns shares in a particular company; = SHAREHOLDER: • He… …   Financial and business terms

  • stockholder — (esp. AmE) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sole ▪ major, majority, principal ▪ minority ▪ preferred ▪ The …   Collocations dictionary

  • stockholder — UK [ˈstɒkˌhəʊldə(r)] / US [ˈstɑkˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] Word forms stockholder : singular stockholder plural stockholders business American a shareholder …   English dictionary

  • stockholder — (shareholder) A person who owns shares of stock in a corporation or joint stock company. Referred to as Shareholder under Rev. Model Bus.Corp. Act and a number of state statutes, and defined in Model Act (No. 1.40) as the person in whose name… …   Black's law dictionary

  • stockholder — [[t]stɒ̱khoʊldə(r)[/t]] stockholders N COUNT A stockholder is a person who owns shares in a company. [AM] (in BRIT, use shareholder) …   English dictionary

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