Favelle Favco Berhad (KLSE:FAVCO) most popular amongst public companies who own 63%, insiders hold 19%
A look at the shareholders of Favelle Favco Berhad (KLSE:FAVCO) can tell us which group is most powerful. We can see that public companies own the lion's share in the company with 63% ownership. In other words, the group stands to gain the most (or lose the most) from their investment into the company.
Meanwhile, individual insiders make up 19% of the company’s shareholders. Insiders often own a large chunk of younger, smaller, companies while huge companies tend to have institutions as shareholders.
Let's delve deeper into each type of owner of Favelle Favco Berhad, beginning with the chart below.
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What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Favelle Favco Berhad?
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.
Less than 5% of Favelle Favco Berhad is held by institutional investors. This suggests that some funds have the company in their sights, but many have not yet bought shares in it. 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.
We note that hedge funds don't have a meaningful investment in Favelle Favco Berhad. Our data shows that Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd. is the largest shareholder with 62% of shares outstanding. This implies that they have majority interest control of the future of the company. For context, the second largest shareholder holds about 4.6% of the shares outstanding, followed by an ownership of 2.8% by the third-largest shareholder. Ngan Mac, who is the second-largest shareholder, also happens to hold the title of Senior Key Executive. In addition, we found that Chung Mac, the CEO has 2.4% of the shares allocated to their name.
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 Favelle Favco Berhad
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.
Insider ownership is positive when it signals leadership are thinking like the true owners of the company. However, high insider ownership can also give immense power to a small group within the company. This can be negative in some circumstances.
Our information suggests that insiders maintain a significant holding in Favelle Favco Berhad. Insiders have a RM80m stake in this RM427m business. It is great to see insiders so invested in the business. It might be worth checking if those insiders have been buying recently.
General Public Ownership
The general public-- including retail investors -- own 14% stake in the company, and hence can't easily be ignored. While this size of ownership may not be enough to sway a policy decision in their favour, they can still make a collective impact on company policies.
Public Company Ownership
It appears to us that public companies own 63% of Favelle Favco Berhad. We can't be certain but it is quite possible this is a strategic stake. The businesses may be similar, or work together.
While it is well worth considering the different groups that own a company, there are other factors that are even more important. Consider for instance, the ever-present spectre of investment risk. We've identified 3 warning signs with Favelle Favco Berhad (at least 1 which shouldn't be ignored) , and understanding them should be part of your investment process.
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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