shareholder of record

Definition

The name of an individual or entity that an issuer carries in its records as the registered holder (not necessarily the beneficial owner) of the issuer's securities. Dividends and other distributions are paid only to shareholders of record. also called stockholder of record or holder of record or owner of record.

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You should always make sure that you do not do anything that may damage your rep with the shareholder of record.

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Even though Brittany was the beneficiary, her uncle Greg was the shareholder of record so the dividends were paid to him.

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I spent some time over lunch discussing pertinent topics with the shareholder of record and we came to some fascinating conclusions regarding the state of the company.

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