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Stockholder

Stockholder

The person or company that owns a share in a publicly-traded company or a mutual fund. The share represents a certain (usually very small) percentage of ownership in the company or the securities underlying the fund. Thus, a stockholder has the right to receive a portion of the company's profits in the form of dividends, and, depending on the type of share, may have a right to vote on matters pertaining to corporate governance. A person or company becomes a stockholder on the record date, that is, on the date that the share was bought. A stockholder is also known as a shareholder.

stockholder

An individual or organization that owns common stock or preferred stock in a corporation. Also called shareholder.

stockholder

see STOCK 2.
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These samples will be made available to our stock holders / subscribers on a first come first serve basis upon this possible success.
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The stock holders approved the amendment to the 2003 EPP plan and the board has approved a resolution that options equaling no more than 10% of the fully diluted shares will be issued under the plan in any given year.
The private placement was for $7,000,000 in total units, consisting of $3,375,000 of units for cash and $3,625,000 of units for conversions from existing debenture and preferred stock holders.
Upon conversion of Motient's preferred stock, preferred stock holders will receive shares of Motient common stock and shares of SkyTerra common stock equal to the amount (after adjustment for stock splits, stock dividends, etc.
CarrAmerica has publicly noted that Blackstone plans to buy out the existing Series E preferred stock holders.
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The Company also has agreed (1) to reduce the exercise price on outstanding warrants for the purchase of 22,969,500 shares of common stock held by such preferred stock holders from $0.