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shareholder

n. the owner of one or more shares of stock in a corporation, commonly also called a "stockholder." The benefits of being a shareholder include receiving dividends for each share as determined by the Board of Directors, the right to vote (except for certain preferred shares) for members of the board of directors, to bring a derivative action (lawsuit) if the corporation is poorly managed, and to participate in the division of value of assets upon dissolution and winding up of the corporation, if there is any value. A shareholder should have his/her name registered with the corporation, but may hold a stock certificate which has been signed over to him/her. Before registration the new shareholder may not be able to cast votes represented by the shares. (See: corporation, shareholders' meeting)

shareholder

noun investor, owner, property owner, stockholder, stockholder of record, stockowner
Associated concepts: shareholder action, shareholder's derivative suit
See also: contributor, member, participant

shareholder

see SHARES.
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He also advised to share holders to consult with investment expert by paying a little fee to secure their investment instead of giving all powers to brokers for sale and purchase of their shares.
He also advised the share holders to consult with investment expert by paying a little fee to secure their investment instead of giving all powers to brokers for sale and purchase of their shares.
The share holders namely included UAE's Saeed Saif Bin Jabbar Al-Saudi, UK's Sheikh Zaka-Uddin, A Saudi by the name of Hayi Ahmed and UAE's Naseer Abdullah.
Qalaa Holdings Company, alongside a number of Misr Glass Manufacturing Company share holders, signed an initial agreement to sell 15.18% of the latter company's shares to Middle East Glass Company.
Washington, Apr 15 ( ANI ): The founders and top share holders of social network giant Twitter, are reportedly not in the mood to sell off their shares.
In the long-run, an employee staying somewhere they don't want to be isn't healthy for the employee or the company," Amazon Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos wrote in a letter to share holders, according to dpa.
The company statement added that Share Holders' Equity stood at KD 2.12 million for the same period compared to last year's KD 37 million.
The CBI said at the time of filing of applications to the Department of Telecom (DoT) for Universal Access Service (UAS) licences, the share holders of M/s Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd included M/s Tiger Traders Pvt Ltd (91.1 per cent) and M/s Reliance Telecom Ltd (9.1 per cent).
According to the TSPAKB report, the ISE was the 17th stock exchange in the world in 2010 presenting the most returns to share holders.
Bob Fornaro, the airline chairman, president and chief executive officer, said 'We are grateful for our share holders' strong vote of confidence in this merger.
But it's not just share holders who can relish in the delights of this scheme - to mark her maiden race in April 2011, a celebration will be held in the late lounge at Littlecote House To find out more click on http://www.warner leisurehotels.co.uk/experiences/like-to-getout-and-about or call 0871 230 1900.
In addition, another regulation that limited the project fund to a maximum of 40 percent of the total project value, for the Iranian companies whose majority of share holders were foreign investors, has also been removed.