Definitions

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  • adj. Owning shares.
  • n. The owning of shares
  • n. The amount of capital held as shares

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a holding in the form of shares of corporations

Etymologies

From share + holding. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As a result of acquisitions our percentage shareholding is gradually diluted and we usually aim to retain a shareholding of 25% to 30% when a company is fully matured.

    The Slater-Walker Formula

  • This has always been regarded as good policy by enlightened overseas investors because it gives Canadian shareholders an opportunity to invest in companies where the majority shareholding is held overseas.

    Canada—Today and Tomorrow

  • Another clever aspect of Joshua's planning was that he had booked profits only on his long-term shareholding and so these gains would be completely exempt.

    rediff.com

  • The shareholding is the remnant of Crédit Agricole's long-term investment in Banca Intesa , which merged with Sanpaolo IMI in 2007.

    Crédit Agricole Swings to Loss

  • John Paul II notes some of them, mentioning "proposals for joint ownership of the means of work, sharing by the workers in the management and/or profits of business, so-called shareholding by labor" Laborem Exercens, no.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In the light of the above, the many proposals put forward by experts in Catholic social teaching and by the highest Magisterium of the church take on special significance: 23 proposals for joint ownership of the means of work, sharing by the workers in the management and-or profits of businesses, so-called shareholding by labor, etc.

    Distributivism and Catholic Social Teaching

  • O'Leary hit back: "Since Ryanair is not in a position to exert de jure or de facto control over Aer Lingus the commission is not in a position to require Ryanair to divest its minority shareholding, which is, by the way, not a controlling stake."

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The merged group will have a 20\% black empowerment shareholding, which is extremely hard for sizable companies to achieve as black empowerment groups frequently lack funds and access to credit.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Possibly giving them some stake, for example while putting up land for a new mine, giving them a stake in the mine, or some kind of shareholding in the industrial units which are coming up, that kind of gives a solution.

    India Witnesses Growing Conflict Over Land

  • Then we get the system of "shareholding," with hundreds or thousands of people as partners in a manufacturing enterprise which they never visit.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 11 Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen

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