State or government among CNTEE Transelectrica SA's (BVB:TEL) largest shareholders, saw gain in holdings value after stock jumped 13% last week

Simply Wall St
March 15, 2022
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To get a sense of who is truly in control of CNTEE Transelectrica SA (BVB:TEL), it is important to understand the ownership structure of the business. With 59% stake, state or government possess the maximum shares in the company. That is, the group stands to benefit the most if the stock rises (or lose the most if there is a downturn).

Clearly, state or government benefitted the most after the company's market cap rose by RON161m last week.

Let's delve deeper into each type of owner of CNTEE Transelectrica, beginning with the chart below.

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BVB:TEL Ownership Breakdown March 15th 2022

What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About CNTEE Transelectrica?

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 CNTEE Transelectrica. This suggests some credibility amongst professional investors. But we can't rely on that fact alone since institutions make bad investments sometimes, just like everyone does. 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 CNTEE Transelectrica's earnings history below. Of course, the future is what really matters.

BVB:TEL Earnings and Revenue Growth March 15th 2022

CNTEE Transelectrica is not owned by hedge funds. Our data shows that The Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Business Environment of Romania is the largest shareholder with 59% of shares outstanding. With such a huge stake in the ownership, we infer that they have significant control of the future of the company. With 6.5% and 5.5% of the shares outstanding respectively, Paval Holding S.R.L. and NN Investment Partners International Holdings B.V. are the second and third largest shareholders.

While studying institutional ownership for a company can add value to your research, it is also a good practice to research analyst recommendations to get a deeper understand of a stock's expected performance. There is a little analyst coverage of the stock, but not much. So there is room for it to gain more coverage.

Insider Ownership Of CNTEE Transelectrica

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, who are usually individual investors, hold a 23% stake in CNTEE Transelectrica. While this group can't necessarily call the shots, it can certainly have a real influence on how the company is run.

Private Company Ownership

It seems that Private Companies own 8.9%, of the CNTEE Transelectrica stock. It's hard to draw any conclusions from this fact alone, so its worth looking into who owns those private companies. Sometimes insiders or other related parties have an interest in shares in a public company through a separate private company.

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. Be aware that CNTEE Transelectrica is showing 4 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of those is a bit concerning...

If you would prefer discover what analysts are predicting in terms of future growth, do not miss this free report on analyst forecasts.

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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