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Index Shareholder

A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a public or private corporation. [1]

28 relations: Asset, Beneficial owner, Board of directors, Business valuation, Class A share, Class action, Class B share, Corporate governance, Corporation, Dividend, Financial capital, Individual, Initial public offering, Investor, Legal person, Liquidation, Primary market, Privately held company, Public company, Real party in interest, Secondary market, Share (finance), Shareholder resolution, Shareholder value, Shareholders' agreement, Stakeholder (corporate), Stock, Subset.


In financial accounting, an asset is an economic resource.

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Beneficial owner

Beneficial owner is a legal term where specific property rights ("use and title") in equity belong to a person even though legal title of the property belongs to another person.

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Board of directors

A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

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Business valuation

Business valuation is a process and a set of procedures used to estimate the economic value of an owner's interest in a business.

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Class A share

In finance a class A share refers to a classification of common or preferred stock that typically has weakened voting rights or other benefits compared to Class B or Class C shares.

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Class action

A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of that group.

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Class B share

In finance, a Class B share or Class C share is a designation for a "class" of common or preferred stock that typically has strengthened voting rights or other benefits compared to a Class A share that may have been created.

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Corporate governance

Corporate governance is the mechanisms, processes and relations by which corporations are controlled and directed.

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A corporation is a company or group of people or an organisation authorized to act as a single entity (legally a person) and recognized as such in law.

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A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.

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Financial capital

Financial capital is any economic resource measured in terms of money used by entrepreneurs and businesses to buy what they need to make their products or to provide their services to the sector of the economy upon which their operation is based, i.e. retail, corporate, investment banking, etc.

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An individual is that which exists as a distinct entity.

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Initial public offering

Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail (individual) investors; an IPO is underwritten by one or more investment banks, who also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or more stock exchanges.

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An investor is a person that allocates capital with the expectation of a future financial return.

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Legal person

A legal person (in legal contexts often simply person, less ambiguously legal entity) is any human or non-human entity, in other words, any human being, firm, or government agency that is recognized as having privileges and obligations, such as having the ability to enter into contracts, to sue, and to be sued.

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In United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and United States law and business, liquidation is the process by which a company is brought to an end.

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Primary market

The primary market is the part of the capital market that deals with issuing of new securities.

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Privately held company

A privately held company, private company, or close corporation is a business company owned either by non-governmental organizations or by a relatively small number of shareholders or company members which does not offer or trade its company stock (shares) to the general public on the stock market exchanges, but rather the company's stock is offered, owned and traded or exchanged privately.

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Real party in interest

In law, the real party in interest is the one who actually possesses the substantive right being asserted and has a legal right to enforce the claim (under applicable substantive law).

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Secondary market

The secondary market, also called the aftermarket and follow on public offering is the financial market in which previously issued financial instruments such as stock, bonds, options, and futures are bought and sold.

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Share (finance)

In financial markets, a share is a unit used as mutual funds, limited partnerships, and real estate investment trusts.

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Shareholder resolution

With respect to public companies in the United States, a shareholder resolution is a proposal submitted by shareholders for a vote at the company's annual meeting.

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Shareholder value

Shareholder value is a business term, sometimes phrased as shareholder value maximization or as the shareholder value model, which implies that the ultimate measure of a company's success is the extent to which it enriches shareholders.

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Shareholders' agreement

A shareholders' agreement (sometimes referred to in the U.S. as a stockholders' agreement) (SHA) is an agreement amongst the shareholders or members of a company.

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Stakeholder (corporate)

In a corporation, as defined in its first usage in a 1963 internal memorandum at the Stanford Research Institute, a stakeholder is a member of the "groups without whose support the organization would cease to exist".

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The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners.

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In mathematics, a set A is a subset of a set B, or equivalently B is a superset of A, if A is "contained" inside B, that is, all elements of A are also elements of B. A and B may coincide.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shareholder

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