- The definition of a shareholder is a person who owns shares in a company.
Someone who owns stock in Apple is an example of a shareholder.
shareholder definition by Webster's New World
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a person who holds or owns a share or shares, esp. in a corporation
shareholder definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
One that owns or holds a share or shares of stock; a stockholder. Also called shareowner.
- shareˈholdˌing noun
shareholder - Business Definition
shareholder - Investment & Finance Definition
shareholder - Legal Definition
A person who owns one or more shares of stock in a joint-stock company or a corporation. Synonymous with stockholder.