Legal Definition and Related Resources of Stockholder

Meaning of Stockholder

The owner of shares in a corporation which has a capital stock . See shareholder .

Stockholder Alternative Definition

The holder of shares of stock in a corporation or joint-stock company.

Financial Definition of Stockholder

Holder of equity shares in a firm.

Related Entries of Stockholder in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

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Stockholder in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Assessment, Certificate Of Stock, Derivative Action, Holder Of Record, Issue, Representative Action, Rescission, Shareholder.


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English Spanish Translation of Stockholder


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Stockholder Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Stockholder in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: A person who owns shares of STOCK in a COMPANY.



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