stockholder of record

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Stockholder of record

Stockholder whose name is registered on the books of a corporation and thus will receive dividends from the corporation.

Stockholder of Record

The person or company whose name is listed on a stock certificate. The stockholder of record is the legally recognized owner of the share in the publicly-traded company represented on the stock certificate. He/she/it is recognized as the stockholder of record as of the record date, that is, the date the share was bought.

stockholder of record

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Along with the shares, each stockholder of record will receive an Information Statement, which was filed by GlobalSCAPE with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Form 10 in connection with the distribution.
The company emphasizes that if a stockholder of record has not completed and returned the materials to Chemical Mellon, he needs to do so as soon as possible in order to receive the dividend on a timely basis; otherwise, the dividend will be withheld by Chemical Mellon until the new shares have been issued in exchange for the old shares.