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Finance Dictionary and Glossary of Investment Terms
Stockholder of record
Stockholder whose name is registered on the books of a corporation and thus will receive dividends from the corporation.
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 shareholder of record or holder of record or owner of record.