Every investor in Midea Real Estate Holding Limited (HKG:3990) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. With 81% stake, individual insiders possess the maximum shares in the company. In other words, the group stands to gain the most (or lose the most) from their investment into the company.
Insiders who purchased recently should be particularly happy after the stock gained 7.2% in the past week.
In the chart below, we zoom in on the different ownership groups of Midea Real Estate Holding.
See our latest analysis for Midea Real Estate HoldingSEHK:3990 Ownership Breakdown August 23rd 2022
What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Midea Real Estate Holding?
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.
Since institutions own only a small portion of Midea Real Estate Holding, many may not have spent much time considering the stock. But it's clear that some have; and they liked it enough to buy in. So if the company itself can improve over time, we may well see more institutional buyers in the future. It is not uncommon to see a big share price rise if multiple institutional investors are trying to buy into a stock at the same time. So check out the historic earnings trajectory, below, but keep in mind it's the future that counts most.SEHK:3990 Earnings and Revenue Growth August 23rd 2022
We note that hedge funds don't have a meaningful investment in Midea Real Estate Holding. Jianfeng He is currently the company's largest shareholder with 80% of shares outstanding. With such a huge stake in the ownership, we infer that they have significant control of the future of the company. Meanwhile, the second and third largest shareholders, hold 0.7% and 0.7%, of the shares outstanding, respectively.
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. There are a reasonable number of analysts covering the stock, so it might be useful to find out their aggregate view on the future.
Insider Ownership Of Midea Real Estate Holding
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. Company management run the business, but the CEO will answer to the board, even if he or she is a member of it.
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 most recent data indicates that insiders own the majority of Midea Real Estate Holding Limited. This means they can collectively make decisions for the company. Insiders own HK$9.7b worth of shares in the HK$12b company. That's extraordinary! Most would be pleased to see the board is investing alongside them. You may wish to discover if they have been buying or selling.
General Public Ownership
The general public, who are usually individual investors, hold a 16% stake in Midea Real Estate Holding. While this group can't necessarily call the shots, it can certainly have a real influence on how the company is run.
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. Take risks for example - Midea Real Estate Holding has 4 warning signs (and 1 which is a bit concerning) we think you should know about.
If you are like me, you may want to think about whether this company will grow or shrink. Luckily, you can check this free report showing analyst forecasts for its 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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