The big shareholder groups in Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemicals Co.,Ltd. (SHSE:600389) have power over the company. Insiders often own a large chunk of younger, smaller, companies while huge companies tend to have institutions as shareholders. We also tend to see lower insider ownership in companies that were previously publicly owned.
Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd has a market capitalization of CN¥16b, so we would expect some institutional investors to have noticed the stock. Our analysis of the ownership of the company, below, shows that institutions are noticeable on the share registry. Let's delve deeper into each type of owner, to discover more about Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd.
View our latest analysis for Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtdSHSE:600389 Ownership Breakdown August 4th 2022
What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd?
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.
Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd already has institutions on the share registry. Indeed, they own a respectable stake in the company. 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 Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd's earnings history below. Of course, the future is what really matters.SHSE:600389 Earnings and Revenue Growth August 4th 2022
We note that hedge funds don't have a meaningful investment in Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd. The company's largest shareholder is Nantong Industries Holding Group Co., Ltd., with ownership of 28%. In comparison, the second and third largest shareholders hold about 15% and 5.8% of the stock.
Our research also brought to light the fact that roughly 51% of the company is controlled by the top 4 shareholders suggesting that these owners wield significant influence on the business.
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 some analyst coverage of the stock, but it could still become more well known, with time.
Insider Ownership Of Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd
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.
We can report that insiders do own shares in Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & Chemicals Co.,Ltd.. The insiders have a meaningful stake worth CN¥531m. Most would see this as a real positive. If you would like to explore the question of insider alignment, you can click here to see if insiders have been buying or selling.
General Public Ownership
The general public, who are usually individual investors, hold a 35% stake in Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd. 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
We can see that Private Companies own 49%, of the shares on issue. 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.
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 example, we've discovered 2 warning signs for Nantong Jiangshan Agrochemical & ChemicalsLtd that you should be aware of before investing here.
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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