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shareholder

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃeəˌhəʊldər/ ( also stockholder) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a person or organization that owns shares in a company: Shareholders will be voting on the proposed merger of the companies next week. Under the proposals, shareholders will receive a cash offer of between 245p and 255p a share. It has not been demonstrated that good environmental and social practices create value for shareholders, but it is clear that bad ones can destroy it.
→  See also controlling shareholder , minority shareholder , outside shareholder
Translations of “shareholder”
in Korean 주주…
in Arabic حامِل أسهُم…
in Portuguese acionista…
in Catalan accionista…
in Japanese 株主…
in Italian azionista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 股票持有人,股東…
in Russian акционер…
in Turkish hissedar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 股票持有人,股东…
in Polish akcjonariusz/ka, udziałowiec…
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