A look at the shareholders of Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt. (BUSE:RICHTER) can tell us which group is most powerful. Institutions often own shares in more established companies, while it's not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of smaller companies. Companies that have been privatized tend to have low insider ownership.
Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt is a pretty big company. It has a market capitalization of Ft1.6t. Normally institutions would own a significant portion of a company this size. In the chart below, we can see that institutions are noticeable on the share registry. We can zoom in on the different ownership groups, to learn more about Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt.
What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt?
Institutions typically measure themselves against a benchmark when reporting to their own investors, so they often become more enthusiastic about a stock once it's included in a major index. We would expect most companies to have some institutions on the register, especially if they are growing.
As you can see, institutional investors have a fair amount of stake in Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt. This implies the analysts working for those institutions have looked at the stock and they like it. But just like anyone else, they could be wrong. If multiple institutions change their view on a stock at the same time, you could see the share price drop fast. It's therefore worth looking at Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt's earnings history below. Of course, the future is what really matters.
Since institutional investors own more than half the issued stock, the board will likely have to pay attention to their preferences. Hedge funds don't have many shares in Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt. Our data shows that Mathias Corvinus Collegium Foundation, Endownment Arm is the largest shareholder with 10% of shares outstanding. Corvinus University of Budapest, Endowment Arm is the second largest shareholder owning 10% of common stock, and Nemzeti Egészségügyi És Orvosképzésért Alapítvány, Endowment Arm holds about 5.3% of the company stock.
After doing some more digging, we found that the top 13 have the combined ownership of 51% in the company, suggesting that no single shareholder has significant control over the company.
Researching institutional ownership is a good way to gauge and filter a stock's expected performance. The same can be achieved by studying analyst sentiments. Quite a few analysts cover the stock, so you could look into forecast growth quite easily.
Insider Ownership Of Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt
The definition of an insider can differ slightly between different countries, but members of the board of directors always count. 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.
I generally consider insider ownership to be a good thing. However, on some occasions it makes it more difficult for other shareholders to hold the board accountable for decisions.
Our data cannot confirm that board members are holding shares personally. Not all jurisdictions have the same rules around disclosing insider ownership, and it is possible we have missed something, here. So you can click here learn more about the CEO.
General Public Ownership
The general public holds a 31% stake in Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt. While this size of ownership may not be enough to sway a policy decision in their favour, they can still make a collective impact on company policies.
While it is well worth considering the different groups that own a company, there are other factors that are even more important. For instance, we've identified 1 warning sign for Richter Gedeon Vegyészeti Gyár Nyilvánosan Muködo Rt that you should be aware of.
But ultimately it is the future, not the past, that will determine how well the owners of this business will do. Therefore we think it advisable to take a look at this free report showing whether analysts are predicting a brighter future.
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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