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English definition of “stockholding”


noun [C or U] (also stock-holding)     /ˈstɒkˌhəʊldɪŋ/
COMMERCE, PRODUCTION an amount of goods that a company keeps for use in the future : Warehousing and other stockholding costs will be high.
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE the shares that someone owns in a particular company , or in companies in general : Caterpillar continued as the investment fund's largest stockholding, followed by General Motors . Keep at least a small portion of your stockholdings overseas .
(Definition of stockholding noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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