Do Insiders Own Shares In Rewardle Holdings Limited (ASX:RXH)?

Every investor in Rewardle Holdings Limited (ASX:RXH) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. Insiders often own a large chunk of younger, smaller, companies while huge companies tend to have institutions as shareholders. Warren Buffett said that he likes ‘a business with enduring competitive advantages that is run by able and owner-oriented people’. So it’s nice to see some insider ownership, because it may suggest that management is owner-oriented.

Rewardle Holdings is not a large company by global standards. It has a market capitalization of AU$2.6m, which means it wouldn’t have the attention of many institutional investors. Our analysis of the ownership of the company, below, shows that institutional investors have not yet purchased much of the company. We can zoom in on the different ownership groups, to learn more about RXH.

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ASX:RXH Ownership Summary January 11th 19
ASX:RXH Ownership Summary January 11th 19

What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Rewardle Holdings?

Institutional investors commonly compare their own returns to the returns of a commonly followed index. So they generally do consider buying larger companies that are included in the relevant benchmark index.

Less than 5% of Rewardle Holdings is held by institutional investors. This suggests that some funds have the company in their sights, but many have not yet bought shares in it. If the company is growing earnings, that may indicate that it is just beginning to catch the attention of these deep-pocketed investors. When multiple institutional investors want to buy shares, we often see a rising share price. The past revenue trajectory (shown below) can be an indication of future growth, but there are no guarantees.

ASX:RXH Income Statement Export January 11th 19
ASX:RXH Income Statement Export January 11th 19

Hedge funds don’t have many shares in Rewardle Holdings. As far I can tell there isn’t analyst coverage of the company, so it is probably flying under the radar.

Insider Ownership Of Rewardle Holdings

The definition of company insiders can be subjective, and does vary between jurisdictions. Our data reflects individual insiders, capturing board members at the very least. The company management answer to the board; and the latter should represent the interests of shareholders. Notably, sometimes top-level managers are on the board, themselves.

Insider ownership is positive when it signals leadership are thinking like the true owners of the company. However, high insider ownership can also give immense power to a small group within the company. This can be negative in some circumstances.

It seems that insiders own more than half the Rewardle Holdings Limited stock. This gives them a lot of power. Given it has a market cap of AU$2.6m, that means they have AU$2.3m worth of shares. Most would argue this is a positive, showing strong alignment with shareholders. You can click here to see if those insiders have been buying or selling.

General Public Ownership

With a 12% ownership, the general public have some degree of sway over RXH. While this group can’t necessarily call the shots, it can certainly have a real influence on how the company is run.

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It’s always worth thinking about the different groups who own shares in a company. But to understand Rewardle Holdings better, we need to consider many other factors.

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NB: Figures in this article are calculated using data from the last twelve months, which refer to the 12-month period ending on the last date of the month the financial statement is dated. This may not be consistent with full year annual report figures.

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