Definition of Shareholder:

  1. An individual, group, or organization that owns one or more shares in a company, and in whose name the share certificate is issued.

    It is legal for a company to have only one shareholder. Also called (in the US) stockholder.

  2. An owner of shares in a company.

How to use Shareholder in a sentence?

  1. As a first time investor, Benjamin was trying hard not to seem like a novice – but it was difficult to hide how excited he was just being a shareholder for the first time in his life.
  2. I recently got into the stock market and looked into a business I might buy stock in and it showed me that I would become a shareholder .
  3. As rumours of a buyout surface once more, should shareholders sell or sit tight?.
  4. If you can keep your main shareholder happy then you will continue to have enough money to run your business properly.

Meaning of Shareholder & Shareholder Definition