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What Type Of Shareholder Owns Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni’s (BIT:TRN)?

The big shareholder groups in Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni (BIT:TRN) have power over the company. Large companies usually have institutions as shareholders, and we usually see insiders owning shares in smaller companies.

Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni has a market capitalization of €9.2b, so it’s too big to fly under the radar. We’d expect to see both institutions and retail investors owning a portion of the company. Taking a look at the our data on the ownership groups (below), it’s seems that institutions own shares in the company. Let’s delve deeper into each type of owner, to discover more about TRN.

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BIT:TRN Ownership Summary November 5th 18

What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni?

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.

We can see that Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni does have institutional investors; and they hold 19% of the stock. 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 Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni, (below). Of course, keep in mind that there are other factors to consider, too.

BIT:TRN Income Statement Export November 5th 18

Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni is not owned by hedge funds. Quite a few analysts cover the stock, so you could look into forecast growth quite easily.

Insider Ownership Of Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni

The definition of an insider can differ slightly between different countries, but members of the board of directors always count. 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.

I generally consider insider ownership to be a good thing. However, on some occasions it makes it more difficult for other shareholders to hold the board accountable for decisions.

We note our data does not show any board members holding shares, personally. Given we are not picking up on insider ownership, we may have missing data. Therefore, it would be interesting to assess the CEO compensation and tenure, here.

General Public Ownership

The general public, mostly retail investors, hold a substantial 51% stake in TRN, suggesting it is a fairly popular stock. This level of ownership gives retail investors the power to sway key policy decisions such as board composition, executive compensation, and the dividend payout ratio.

Next Steps:

It’s always worth thinking about the different groups who own shares in a company. But to understand Terna – Rete Elettrica Nazionale Società per Azioni better, we need to consider many other factors.

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 .

Ultimately the future is most important. You can access this free report on analyst forecasts for the company.

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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