Shareholder
A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns a share of stock in a public or private corporation.Shareholders are the owners of a limited ...
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 exten...
Shareholder value - Wikipedia
Shareholder oppression
Shareholder oppression occurs when the majority shareholders in a corporation take action that unfairly prejudices the minority. It most commonly occurs in close corporations, because the lack of a p...
Say on pay
Say on pay is a term used for a rule in corporate law whereby a firm's shareholders have the right to vote on the remuneration of executives.Often described in corporate governance or management theor...
Derivative suit
A shareholder derivative suit is a lawsuit brought by a shareholder on behalf of a corporation against a third party. Often, the third party is an insider of the corporation, such as an executive offi...
List of companies paying scrip dividends
This is a list of publicly traded companies that offer their shareholders the option to be paid with scrip dividends.
Shareholders' protection
Amid the time-consuming, complex business of running a company, scant attention is paid to what might happen if a shareholder dies, or becomes seriously ill.In the interests of financial security, bus...
Shareholder ownership value
Shareholder Ownership Value (SOV) is a financial theory that is starting to be discussed among academics in the US and internationally after the recent Sub-prime crisis. It has been developed at the...
High-yield stocks
A high-yield stock is a stock whose dividend yield is higher than the yield of any benchmark average such as the ten-year US Treasury note. The classification of a high-yield stock is relative to the ...
Liquidating distribution
A liquidating distribution (or liquidating dividend) is a type of nondividend distribution made by a corporation or a partnership to its shareholders during its partial or complete liquidation. Liquid...
Toshiba Corporation shareholders and subsidiaries
Shareholders and subsidiaries of Toshiba. Together, these companies form Toshiba Group.
(As of March 2012)
Savers (UK)
Savers Health & Beauty (founded in 1988 as Savers Drugstores) is a discount chain based in the UK retailing a variety of health, beauty, household goods and medicines, alongside a range of fine fr...
Total shareholder return
Total Shareholder Return (TSR) (or simply Total Return) is a measure of the performance of different companies’ stocks and shares over time. It combines share price appreciation and dividends paid to ...
Shareholder resolution
With respect to public companies in the United States, Shareholder resolutions are proposals submitted by shareholders for a vote at the company's annual meeting. Typically, resolutions are opposed by...
Activist shareholder
An activist shareholder uses an equity stake in a corporation to put public pressure on its management. The goals of activist shareholders range from financial (increase of shareholder value through c...
Controlling interest
A controlling interest is an ownership interest in a corporation with enough voting stock shares to prevail in any stockholders' motion. A majority of voting shares (over 50%) is always a controlling ...
UK Individual Shareholders Society
ShareSoc (the short name and registered trade mark of the UK Individual Shareholders Society Ltd) is a campaigning organisation that represents and supports individual investors who invest in the UK s...
UK Shareholders Association
UKSA (the short name of the UK Shareholders Association limited by guarantee) is the oldest UK shareholder campaigning organisation that represents and supports individual investors who invest in the ...
Equity (finance)
In accounting and finance, equity is the residual value or interest of the most junior class of investors in assets, after all liabilities are paid; if liability exceeds assets, negative equity exists...
Shotgun clause
A shotgun clause is a term of art, rather than a legal term. It is a specific type of exit provision that may be included in a shareholders' agreement, and may often be referred to as a buy-sell agree...
Shareholder yield
The term shareholder yield captures the three ways in which the management of a public company can distribute cash to shareholders: cash dividends, stock repurchases and debt reduction.Dividends are t...
Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) is a proxy advisory firm. Hedge funds, mutual funds and similar organizations that own shares of multiple companies pay ISS to advise (and often vote th...
Proxy fight
A proxy fight or proxy battle is an event that may occur when a corporation's stockholders develop opposition to some aspect of the corporate governance, often focusing on directorial and management p...
Shareholder primacy
Shareholder primacy is a theory in corporate governance holding that shareholder interests should be assigned first priority relative to all other corporate stakeholders. A shareholder primacy approac...
Shareholder Protection Act
The proposed Shareholder Protection Act is a bill that was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2010. It would amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that any soli...
Division 7A dividend
A Division 7A dividend in the Australian tax system is an amount treated by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) as an assessable dividend of a shareholder of a private company that attempts to make a tax-...
Dividend future
In finance, a dividend future is an exchange-traded derivative contract that allows investors to take positions on future dividend payments. Dividend futures can be on a single company, a basket of co...
Australian Shareholders Association
The Australian Shareholders' Association (ASA) is an independent, member-funded, not-for-profit organisation that has grown to be the major autonomous body representing Australian retail investors.The...
Shareholder Rights Directive
The Shareholder Rights Directive 2007/36/EC sets out minimum requirements relating to the holding of meetings in the EU, where it is shareholders holding shares in companies on a regulated market.It r...
Stock dilution
Stock dilution is an economic phenomenon resulting from the issue of additional common shares by a company. This increase in the number of shares outstanding can result from a primary market offering ...