To get an idea of who really controls Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited (NSE: SHREYAS), it is important to understand the ownership structure of the company. And the group that holds the biggest slice of the pie are private companies with 56% ownership. In other words, the group faces the maximum upside potential (or downside risk).
Clearly, private companies benefited the most after the company’s market capitalization increased by ₹839 million last week.
In the table below, we zoom in on the different ownership groups of Shreyas Shipping and Logistics.
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What does institutional ownership tell us about Shreyas shipping and logistics?
Institutional investors typically compare their own returns to the returns of a commonly tracked index. They therefore generally consider buying larger companies that are included in the relevant benchmark.
Since institutions only own a small portion of Shreyas Shipping and Logistics, many may not have spent much time considering the stock. But it is clear that some did; and they liked her enough to join. So if the business itself can improve over time, we may well see more institutional buyers in the future. It is not uncommon to see a sharp rise in the stock price if several institutional investors attempt to buy a stock at the same time. So check out the historical earnings trajectory below, but keep in mind that it’s the future that matters most.
We note that hedge funds have no significant investment in Shreyas Shipping and Logistics. The company’s largest shareholder is Transworld Holdings Limited with a 56% stake. With such a stake in ownership, we infer that they have significant control over the future of the business. Ramesh Sivaswamy Ramakrishnan is the second largest shareholder with 7.1% of the common shares and Anisha Ramakrishnan owns around 5.3% of the company’s shares. Two of the three main shareholders are respectively Top Key Executive and member of the Board of Directors. In other words, insiders appear higher in the hierarchy of the main shareholders of the company.
While it makes sense to study data on a company’s institutional ownership, it also makes sense to study analyst sentiment to find out which way the wind is blowing. We don’t see any analyst coverage of the stock at this time, so the company is unlikely to be widely held.
Insider ownership of Shreyas Shipping and Logistics
The definition of company insiders can be subjective and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Our data reflects individual insiders, capturing at least board members. The management of the company answers to the board of directors and the latter must represent the interests of the shareholders. In particular, sometimes the senior executives themselves sit on the board of directors.
Insider ownership is positive when it signals that executives think like the true owners of the company. However, strong insider ownership can also give immense power to a small group within the company. This can be negative in certain circumstances.
It appears that insiders own a large share of Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited. Insiders hold ₹1.4 billion worth of shares in the ₹8.2 billion company. It’s great to see insiders so invested in the company. It might be worth checking to see if these insiders have bought recently.
General public property
The general public, including retail investors, owns 23% of the company’s capital and therefore cannot be easily ignored. While this size of ownership may not be enough to sway a policy decision in their favor, they can still have a collective impact on company policies.
Private Company Ownership
We can see that private companies hold 56% of the issued shares. It’s hard to draw conclusions from this fact alone, so it’s worth investigating who owns these private companies. Sometimes insiders or other related parties have an interest in shares of a public company through a separate private company.
It is always useful to think about the different groups that own shares in a company. But to better understand Shreyas Shipping and Logistics, we need to consider many other factors. To do this, you need to find out about the 3 warning signs we spotted with Shreyas Shipping and Logistics (including 1 which is significant).
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NB: The figures in this article are calculated using trailing twelve month data, which refers to the 12 month period ending on the last day of the month in which the financial statements are dated. This may not be consistent with the annual report figures for the full year.
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