Definition of stockholder
: an owner of corporate stock
Recent Examples of stockholder from the Web
Trian believes G.E. is executing a bold transformation that will generate attractive stockholder returns in the years ahead as the company reshapes its portfolio from a broad conglomerate.
Klein had been CEO and chief stockholder of National General, which ran a chain of movie theaters and served as a film production and distribution company.
But that doesn’t mean the deal would be a failure (except, maybe, for the stockholders).
Great Lakes released its stockholders June 9, despite its request to keep those names confidential.
The application was due to the Surface Transportation Board by May 2, but the board later issued a decision that Great Lakes had to reveal its stockholders and fill in other gaps in its application.
The downsizing is largely due to a decrease in the number of shares sold by stockholders.
PrivateBancorp stockholders will receive $27.20 in cash and 0.4176 of a CIBC common share per share of PrivateBancorp common stock held, a PrivateBancorp spokeswoman confirmed.
Berkshire Hathaway is providing a C$2 billion ($1.5 billion) credit line at 9 percent interest, and also agreed to acquire a 38 percent equity stake for about C$400 million, which will make Warren Buffett the company’s largest stockholder.
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First Known Use of stockholder
STOCKHOLDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stockholder for English Language Learners
: someone who owns stock in a company
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Definition of stockholder for Students
: an owner of stock
Legal Definition of stockholder
: an owner of corporate stock — compare bondholder
stockholdingnoun or adjective
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