The big shareholder groups in Oakley Capital Investments Limited (LON:OCI) have power over the company. Institutions will often hold stock in bigger companies, and we expect to see insiders owning a noticeable percentage of the smaller ones. I quite like to see at least a little bit of insider ownership. As Charlie Munger said ‘Show me the incentive and I will show you the outcome.
Oakley Capital Investments isn’t enormous, but it’s not particularly small either. It has a market capitalization of UK£762m, which means it would generally expect to see some institutions on the share registry. Our analysis of the ownership of the company, below, shows that institutional investors have bought into the company. We can zoom in on the different ownership groups, to learn more about Oakley Capital Investments.
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What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Oakley Capital Investments?
Many institutions measure their performance against an index that approximates the local market. So they usually pay more attention to companies that are included in major indices.
Oakley Capital Investments 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. It is not uncommon to see a big share price drop if two large institutional investors try to sell out of a stock at the same time. So it is worth checking the past earnings trajectory of Oakley Capital Investments, (below). Of course, keep in mind that there are other factors to consider, too.
Hedge funds don’t have many shares in Oakley Capital Investments. With a 10% stake, CEO Peter Adam Dubens is the largest shareholder. With 9.1% and 7.8% of the shares outstanding respectively, Asset Value Investors Limited and Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited are the second and third largest shareholders.
We also observed that the top 8 shareholders account for more than half of the share register, with a few smaller shareholders to balance the interests of the larger ones to a certain extent.
While it makes sense to study institutional ownership data for a company, it also makes sense to study analyst sentiments to know which way the wind is blowing. There is some analyst coverage of the stock, but it could still become more well known, with …….