control stock

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Noun1.control stock - shares owned by shareholders who have a controlling interest
stock - the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity); "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"
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Each company should have governance similar to Bioverativ with unclassified boards, no supervoting stock, no supermajority voting provisions, etc.
Of course, the real reason I am loath to own Comcast is that the Roberts clan controls 33 per cent in supervoting stock despite owning a mere 1 per cent of the company, making a mockery of the concept of shareholder value optimisation.