One who owns shares of stock in a corporation or mutual fund. For corporations, along with the ownership comes a right to declared dividends and the right to vote on certain company matters, including the board of directors. also called shareholder.

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Every quarter, John received an invitation to the stockholder meeting, where they met to vote on issues, promotions and approve capital decisions.

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The stockholder believed in the companies he invested in because he wanted to have a positive effect in the world.

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My brother made a lot of money in investments and was able to retire early, and now when asked his profession he simply says "stockholder".

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