If you want to know who really controls Miracll Chemicals Co.,Ltd (SZSE:300848), then you'll have to look at the makeup of its share registry. With 59% stake, individual insiders 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).
And following last week's 6.8% decline in share price, insiders suffered the most losses.
Let's take a closer look to see what the different types of shareholders can tell us about Miracll ChemicalsLtd.
View our latest analysis for Miracll ChemicalsLtdSZSE:300848 Ownership Breakdown September 6th 2022
What Does The Lack Of Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Miracll ChemicalsLtd?
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 are many reasons why a company might not have any institutions on the share registry. It may be hard for institutions to buy large amounts of shares, if liquidity (the amount of shares traded each day) is low. If the company has not needed to raise capital, institutions might lack the opportunity to build a position. Alternatively, there might be something about the company that has kept institutional investors away. Miracll ChemicalsLtd might not have the sort of past performance institutions are looking for, or perhaps they simply have not studied the business closely.SZSE:300848 Earnings and Revenue Growth September 6th 2022
We note that hedge funds don't have a meaningful investment in Miracll ChemicalsLtd. Renhong Wang is currently the largest shareholder, with 39% of shares outstanding. With 12% and 9.0% of the shares outstanding respectively, Sheng Zhang and Shandong Ruichuang Investment Partnership Enterprise (Limited Partnership) are the second and third largest shareholders. Sheng Zhang, who is the second-largest shareholder, also happens to hold the title of Chief Executive Officer.
To make our study more interesting, we found that the top 2 shareholders have a majority ownership in the company, meaning that they are powerful enough to influence the decisions of the company.
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 is a little analyst coverage of the stock, but not much. So there is room for it to gain more coverage.
Insider Ownership Of Miracll 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. 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 information suggests that insiders own more than half of Miracll Chemicals Co.,Ltd. This gives them effective control of the company. That means they own CN¥3.1b worth of shares in the CN¥5.3b company. That's quite meaningful. Most would be pleased to see the board is investing alongside them. You may wish todiscover (for free) if they have been buying or selling.
General Public Ownership
The general public-- including retail investors -- own 25% stake in the company, and hence can't easily be ignored. 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 15%, of the shares on issue. It might be worth looking deeper into this. If related parties, such as insiders, have an interest in one of these private companies, that should be disclosed in the annual report . Private companies may also have a strategic interest in the 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. Consider for instance, the ever-present spectre of investment risk. We've identified 3 warning signs with Miracll ChemicalsLtd (at least 2 which are a bit concerning) , and understanding them should be part of your investment process.
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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