How Much Of Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:IZO) Do Insiders Own?

The big shareholder groups in Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:IZO) have power over the company. Institutions often own shares in more established companies, while it’s not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of 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.

Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna is a smaller company with a market capitalization of zł6.4m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors. Taking a look at our data on the ownership groups (below), it’s seems that institutions are not on the share registry. Let’s take a closer look to see what the different types of shareholder can tell us about IZO.

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WSE:IZO Ownership Summary, March 11th 2019
WSE:IZO Ownership Summary, March 11th 2019

What Does The Lack Of Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna?

We don’t tend to see institutional investors holding stock of companies that are very risky, thinly traded, or very small. Though we do sometimes see large companies without institutions on the register, it’s not particularly common.

There could be various reasons why no institutions own shares in a company. Typically, small, newly listed companies don’t attract much attention from fund managers, because it would not be possible for large fund managers to build a meaningful position in the company. Alternatively, there might be something about the company that has kept institutional investors away. Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna’s earnings and revenue track record (below) may not be compelling to institutional investors — or they simply might not have looked at the business closely.

WSE:IZO Income Statement, March 11th 2019
WSE:IZO Income Statement, March 11th 2019

Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna is not owned by hedge funds. 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 Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna

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.

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.

It seems that insiders own more than half the Izolacja Jarocin Spolka Akcyjna stock. This gives them a lot of power. So they have a zł4.0m stake in this zł6.4m business. It is good to see this level of investment. You can check here to see if those insiders have been buying recently.

General Public Ownership

With a 37% ownership, the general public have some degree of sway over IZO. 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.

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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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