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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

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India's coalition partners, the release said, have remained steadfast in their support not only for a permanent solution on public stockholding but also on other issues of interest to developing countries.
"Support must also be allowed to reach smallholders in developing countries." Recalling the conclusions of his 2011 report on the WTO and food security, which highlighted the potential tension between stockholding for food security purposes and WTO disciplines, the UN expert, outlined a series of additional flexibilities that developing countries need in order to reconcile food security and free trade.
Plus, the stockholding facility is great as our unit measures just 1500 sq ft and we need that space for production.
It now operates specialist divisions in steel stockholding, laser cutting, steel cutting and gas flame cutting on its 40,000 sq ft site.
(iii) Shareholding by financial institutions including the large city banks accounts for more than half of intra-group stockholding in the "financial keiretsu." A bank is likely to have a rather different motivation to hold stock in companies to which it lends than a manufacturing or trading firm has to hold stock in one of its customers or in one of its input suppliers.
The underlying cause of this "separation" of ownership from control is alleged to lie in the dispersion of stockholding which, combined with management advantages in a proxy fight, leads to a rise in the power of managers and their reduced dependence on the owners.
The decision taken by the General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO), in November 2014, makes it clear that the mechanism, under which WTO members will not challenge the public stockholding programme of developing Members for food security purposes, in relation to certain obligations under the WTO Agreement on Agriculture, will remain in place in perpetuity until a permanent solution regarding this issue is agreed and adopted.
Even after hectic parleys, the member nations failed to break an impasse over the public food stockholding issue on the fourth and final day of the ministerial conference.
These divestments of stockholding affect the stability of the concerned corporations which in turn relates to issues of employment, market or commodity prices which are the concerns of every Filipino.
The government extended stockholding limits on traders of pulses, edible oils and oilseeds by one year till September 30, 2017, to check hoarding and control price rise.
India and the United States have reached an agreement to settle a dispute over food stockholding, a move which gives fresh hope for progress in the World Trade Organization's Doha Round.
Stockholding distribution company MRC Transmark (MRCT) has been working in partnership with the North East Chamber of Commerce to recruit enthusiastic and talented apprentices to their team.