Used in the context of general equities. Large and creditworthy company. Company renowned for the quality and wide acceptance of its products or services,and for its ability to make money and pay dividends. dividends.
Bank holding company
Bank holding company A company that owns or has controlling interest in two or more banks and/or other bank holding companies.
Captive finance company
Captive finance company A company, usually a subsidiary that is wholly owned, whose main function is financing consumer purchases from the parent company.
Closed end management company
Closed end management company An investment company that has only a set number of shares of the mutual fund that it manages, and does not create new shares if demand increases. Antithesis of an open-end management company.