What is a company shareholder?

Shareholders are the owners of companies limited by shares. As the beneficial owners of a limited company, they are not involved in day-to-day management or financial affairs.They are also called ‘members’ and they agree to become part of a company by taking a minimum of one share in it. The quantity of shares held by each person represents how much of the business they own. In an OPC there is only one shareholder who represents the only owner of the company.