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Who Are The Top Investors In Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:TRI)?

Liz Campbell

If you want to know who really controls Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:TRI), then you’ll have to look at the makeup of its share registry. Institutions often own shares in more established companies, while it’s not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of smaller companies. I generally like to see some degree of insider ownership, even if only a little. As Nassim Nicholas Taleb said, ‘Don’t tell me what you think, tell me what you have in your portfolio.’

Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna is not a large company by global standards. It has a market capitalization of zł15.7m, which means it wouldn’t have the attention of many institutional investors. Taking a look at the our data on the ownership groups (below), it’s seems that institutions are noticeable on the share registry. We can zoom in on the different ownership groups, to learn more about TRI.

Check out our latest analysis for Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna

WSE:TRI Ownership Summary September 11th 18

What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna?

Institutions typically measure themselves against a benchmark when reporting to their own investors, so they often become more enthusiastic about a stock once it’s included in a major index. We would expect most companies to have some institutions on the register, especially if they are growing.

As you can see, institutional investors own 12.0% of Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna. This implies the analysts working for those institutions have looked at the stock and they like it. But just like anyone else, they could be wrong. 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 Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna, (below). Of course, keep in mind that there are other factors to consider, too.

WSE:TRI Income Statement Export September 11th 18

We note that hedge funds don’t have a meaningful investment in Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna. Our information suggests that there isn’t any analyst coverage of the stock, so it is probably little known.

Insider Ownership Of Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna

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.

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 Triton Development Spolka Akcyjna. It has a market capitalization of just zł15.7m, and insiders have zł7.6m worth of shares in their own names. 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, with a 39.8% stake in the company, will not 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.

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While it is well worth considering the different groups that own a company, there are other factors that are even more important.

Many find it useful to take an in depth look at how a company has performed in the past. You can access this detailed graph of past earnings, revenue and cash flow .

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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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The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.