A look at the shareholders of Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC (DSM:BRES) can tell us which group is the most powerful. And the group that holds the biggest slice of the pie are 50%-owned institutions. That is, the group will benefit the most if the stock goes up (or lose the most if there is a downturn).
Last week’s 6.9% gain means institutional investors were on the positive side of the spectrum, even as the company showed strong long-term trends. The one-year ROI is currently at 22% and last week’s gain would have been more than welcome.
Let’s take a closer look at what different types of shareholders can tell us about Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC
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What does institutional ownership tell us about Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC?
Institutional investors typically compare their own returns to the returns of a commonly tracked index. They therefore generally consider buying larger companies that are included in the relevant benchmark.
As you can see, institutional investors own a large share of Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC. This implies that analysts working for these institutions have reviewed the stock and like it. But like everyone else, they can be wrong. If multiple institutions change their minds on a stock at the same time, you could see the stock price drop quickly. So it is worth checking out the earnings history of Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC below. Of course, the future is what really matters.
Investors should note that institutions actually own more than half of the company, so they can collectively wield significant power. We note that hedge funds have no significant investment in Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC Looking at our data, we can see that the largest shareholder is Qatari Diar with 45% of shares outstanding. For context, the second shareholder owns approximately 2.1% of the outstanding shares, followed by a 1.5% ownership by the third shareholder.
Looking at the shareholder register, we can see that 50% of the ownership is controlled by the 18 major shareholders, which means that no shareholder has a controlling interest in the ownership.
While it makes sense to study data on a company’s institutional ownership, it also makes sense to study analyst sentiment to find out which way the wind is blowing. As far as we can tell, there’s no analyst coverage of the company, so it’s probably flying under the radar.
Insider ownership of Barwa QPSC real estate company
The definition of company insiders can be subjective and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Our data reflects individual insiders, capturing at least board members. The management of the company runs the company, but the CEO will answer to the board of directors, even if he is a member of it.
Insider ownership is positive when it signals that executives think like the true owners of the company. However, strong insider ownership can also give immense power to a small group within the company. This can be negative in certain circumstances.
We note that our data does not show any board members personally owning shares. It is unusual not to have at least some personal holdings of board members, so our data could be in error. A good next step would be to check how much the CEO gets paid.
General public property
The general public, who are usually individual investors, hold a 50% stake in Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC. This size of ownership, although considerable, may not be sufficient to change company policy if the decision is not in line with other large shareholders.
While it is worth considering the different groups that own a business, there are other, even more important factors. For example, we found 5 warning signs for Barwa Real Estate Company QPSC (2 are concerning!) that you should be aware of before investing here.
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NB: The figures in this article are calculated using trailing twelve month data, which refers to the 12 month period ending on the last day of the month the financial statements are dated. This may not be consistent with the annual report figures for the full year.
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