principal stockholder

Principal stockholder

A stockholder who owns 10% or more of the voting stock of a company. Such stockholders must report all trading in the stock to the SEC pursuant insider trading rules.

Principal Stockholder

A person or company that owns more than 10% of the voting stock in a publicly-traded company. All principal stockholders must announce themselves to the SEC and abide by all rules governing the prevention of insider trading.

principal stockholder

A stockholder who owns a large number of voting shares in a firm. For SEC purposes, a person who owns 10% or more of a firm's voting stock is considered a principal stockholder.
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It was Scully who was to blame for the unpaved street in which Jurgis's child had been drowned; it was Scully who had put into office the magistrate who had first sent Jurgis to jail; it was Scully who was principal stockholder in the company which had sold him the ramshackle tenement, and then robbed him of it.
in connection with a secondary offering of 15,000,000 shares of common stock of HCA by the principal stockholder for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $775 million, and a concurrent share repurchase by HCA of 14,554,628 additional shares from the principal stockholder.
Equity Instruments Granted by Principal Stockholder
The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct provides that independence shall be considered to be impaired with respect to an enterprise if, during the period of a professional engagement or at the time of expressing an opinion, a member has a joint, closely held business investment in the enterprise or with any officer, director or principal stockholder that is material in relation to the member's net worth or to the net worth of the member's firm.
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