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How Much Of Cuckoo Holdings Co., Ltd. (KRX:192400) Do Insiders Own?

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The big shareholder groups in Cuckoo Holdings Co., Ltd. (KRX:192400) have power over the company. Large companies usually have institutions as shareholders, and we usually see insiders owning shares in smaller companies. 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.

Cuckoo Holdings is not a large company by global standards. It has a market capitalization of ₩605b, which means it wouldn't have the attention of many institutional investors. Our analysis of the ownership of the company, below, shows that institutions own shares in the company. Let's delve deeper into each type of owner, to discover more about Cuckoo Holdings.

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KOSE:A192400 Ownership Breakdown December 15th 2020

What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Cuckoo 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.

As you can see, institutional investors have a fair amount of stake in Cuckoo Holdings. This can indicate that the company has a certain degree of credibility in the investment community. However, it is best to be wary of relying on the supposed validation that comes with institutional investors. They too, get it wrong sometimes. 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 Cuckoo Holdings' earnings history below. Of course, the future is what really matters.

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KOSE:A192400 Earnings and Revenue Growth December 15th 2020

Cuckoo Holdings is not owned by hedge funds. The company's CEO Bon Koo is the largest shareholder with 48% of shares outstanding. Bon-Jin Koo is the second largest shareholder owning 21% of common stock, and Ja-Shin Koo holds about 8.0% of the company stock. Interestingly, the third-largest shareholder, Ja-Shin Koo is also a Member of the Board of Directors, again, indicating strong insider ownership amongst the company's top shareholders.

After doing some more digging, we found that the top 2 shareholders collectively control more than half of the company's shares, implying that they have considerable power to influence the company's decisions.

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. We're not picking up on any analyst coverage of the stock at the moment, so the company is unlikely to be widely held.

Insider Ownership Of Cuckoo 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.

Most consider insider ownership a positive because it can indicate the board is well aligned with other shareholders. However, on some occasions too much power is concentrated within this group.

Our information suggests that insiders own more than half of Cuckoo Holdings Co., Ltd.. This gives them effective control of the company. So they have a ₩469b stake in this ₩605b business. Most would be pleased to see the board is investing alongside them. You may wish todiscover (for free) if they have been buying or selling.

General Public Ownership

The general public, with a 10% stake in the company, will not easily be ignored. 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.

Next Steps:

I find it very interesting to look at who exactly owns a company. But to truly gain insight, we need to consider other information, too. For instance, we've identified 1 warning sign for Cuckoo Holdings that you should be aware of.

Of course this may not be the best stock to buy. Therefore, you may wish to see our free collection of interesting prospects boasting favorable financials.

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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Cuckoo Holdings

Cuckoo Holdings Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells kitchen appliances.

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