Putting a lot of stocks on a company
I was wondering if I can get or will be able to own a company if I am the one who owns the most stocks. Which means that I have the highest percentage of the stocks owned. Those stocks were sold to me by a friend because he said that he needs money urgently. I planned to invest all the stocks I got.
You will not be the owner but you will be a lawful stockholder. But you will be able to take control of the company if you own alteast 51%. Every time a company issues stock, it is increasing the ownership stake in the company. If an investor wants to take over a company, he can purchase 51 percent of the company's stock.