principal stockholder(redirected from Principal Shareholder)
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.
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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.
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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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