Any person, company, or other institution that owns at least 1 share in a company. A shareholder may also be referred to as a stockholde Shareholders are the owners of a company. They have the potential to profit if the company does well, but that comes with the potential to lose if the company does poorly.
The owner of one or more issued shares of a company who is normally entitled to: a) a proportionate share of the issuing company's undivided assets; b) dividends when declared by the directors; and c) the right of proportionate voting power.
A person who buys a portion of a public or private company’s capital. By doing so that person becomes a shareholder in that company’s assets and receives a share of the company’s profit in the form of dividends. Shingles Thin pieces of wood or other material set in overlapping rows to form a roof or wall cladding.
If you own share in a company , you are a shareholder of that company. You're considered a majority shareholder if you (alone or in combination with other shareholders) own more than half the company's shares, which allows you to control the outcome of a company vote. Otherwise, you are considered a minority shareholder.
Owner of one or more shares. Ownership gives entitlement to vote, attend Shareholders' Meetings, collect dividends and the proceeds from liquidation, be informed about the company's affairs and pre-emptive subscription in the event of new shares being issued.
Someone who owns shares in a company; a member of a company. To become a member, a person must first be entered in the Register of Members. He then receives a share certificate, unless the company operates an automated registration system dispensing with paper certificates.
The owner of shares in a company. Shareholders supply what is known as the risk capital and share in the success of the company. If the company is a success and makes a profit, shareholders receive the rewards of increasing dividend income and capital gains on the price of their shares. If the company is a failure, shareholders stand to lose the whole of their investment.
A person or organization that owns one or more shares of stock in a corporation; ownership is confirmed by being issued a stock certificate. Shareholders' rights are defined in the articles of incorporation and the bylaws. Also called stockholder.
The Shareholders are the people (or other companies) which invest their money in a company in return for shares. These shares give the holders various rights, such as the right to vote at general meetings, the right to receive a dividend when the company makes a profit and the right to receive their money back, if funds are available, when the company is finally liquidated. Corporate shareholders are allowed and shares may be held jointly by two or more people.
An owner of a corporation whose ownership interest is represented by shares of stock in the corporation. A shareholder has rights conferred by the corporations law and by the constitution of the corporation and in private companies often by a shareholder's agreement. In large corporations shareholders are usually investors. They have rights to be notified of annual meetings and to participate in votes in relation to various issues. In small business owners often wear many hats ... shareholder, director, public officer, company secretary, and employee ... with the result that distinctions between these legal categories become blurred.
A person or entity that owns one or more shares of stock in a corporation. For corporations, along with the ownership comes a right to declared dividends and the right to vote on certain company matters, including the board of directors. Shareholders own an interest in the corporation rather than specific corporate property. Their rights are defined in the articles of incorporation and the bylaws. Also called stockholder.
A person, institution or company who owns shares in a company or mutual fund. For company shareholders along with the ownership come a right to dividends and the right to vote on certain company matters, including the board of directors. Also called a stockholder.
Someone who owns shares in a corporation or mutual fund . Shareholders earn dividends and typically have the right to vote for members of the board of directors and on other company matters; also known as "stockholder." You can be a customer of a bank without having a shareholder's ownership rights; in contrast, credit union membership automatically gives you ownership rights such as the right to vote for members of the credit union's board of directors .
An owner of a corporation whose ownership interest is represented by shares of stock in the corporation. A shareholder -- also called a stockholder -- has rights conferred by state law, by the bylaws of the corporation and, if one has been adopted, by a shareholder' s agreement (often called a buy-sell agreement). These include the right to be notified of annual shareholders' meetings, to elect directors and to receive an appropriate share of any dividends. In large corporations, shareholders are usually investors whose shares are held in the name of their broker. On the other hand, in incorporated small businesses, owners often wear many hats -- shareholder, director, officer and employee -- with the result that distinctions between these legal categories become fuzzy.
The units of economic value of a company to which are attached rights to vote and to participate in dividends and capital distributions of the company. Each share has a nominal capital value usually £1, which is paid into the company on issue.
If you buy even one share in a company, you can proudly call yourself a shareholder. As a shareholder you get an invitation to the company's annual meeting, and you have the right to vote on the members of the Board of Directors and other company matters.
Person who owns shares in a company. When a shareholder acquires shares in a company, he or she also acquires rights on that company, viz. to receive information from it, to attend its general meetings, and to receive dividends.
The owner of shares in a company. Being a shareholder gives you the right to receive dividends paid from the company, to share in the capital of the company if it is wound up and usually to vote in the company's annual general meeting.
An individual who owns one or more shares of a corporation or mutual fund. Shareholders may earn dividends and shareholders of common stock have voting rights with regard to matters that affect the corporation. See: Share; Stockholder; Voting Rights
A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or company (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a joint stock company. Companies listed at the stock market strive to enhance shareholder value.