Institutional Ownership Overview of Industrial Goods Heavyweights – GE, CX, PHM, BA, GFA

  on Jan 15,2013 Posted in Finance ,Investment Ideas
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Institutional ownership is the percentage of common stock owned by all reporting institutions including pension funds, mutual funds, etc as a group. Higher value of institutional ownership may result in relatively large changes in a security’s price, as institutions tend to acquire and sell the similar stocks at the same time.

These large corporations or intuitional investors invest billions of dollars after strong market research. It is incorrect to suppose that institutional investors and individual investors share same goals.

Institutions usually have performance goals to meet that push them to trade much more frequently than is usually prudent for individual investors. In this article we will discuss intuitional ownership overview of five industrial goods giants.

Institutional ownership owns 56% stake in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). The industrial goods giant has the market capitalization of 221.47 billion while its 10.49 billion shares were outstanding. The Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the stock, was 1.60. Net profit margin of General Electric was 9.90% while operating profit margin as 11.38%. Shares of the company were moving ahead of 50 days simple moving average with 0.95% while SMA 20 with 0.23%.

Cemex SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:CX) has the market capitalization of 11.36 billion while its 1.09 billion shares were outstanding. The company earned -$1246.60 million in previous 12 month on sales of $15.83 billion. Net profit margin of company was -8.32% while operating profit margin was 5.94%. Shares of company were moving ahead of SMA 20 with 4.19% while ahead of SMA 50 with 11.17. Intuitional investors own 47% stake in the company.

PulteGroup, Inc (NYSE:PHM) institutional ownership was 84% while inside ownership was 0.68%. The company has the market capitalization of 7.38 billion. Its EPS was 0.42 while outstanding shares of the company were 386.32 million. PulteGroup has net profit margin of 3.57% while operating profit margin was 2.73%. Stock volatility for the week was 2.78% while for the month was 3.10%.

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has the market capitalization of 57.72 billion while 754.08 million shares were outstanding. Beta factor, which is used to measure risk associated with the stock, was 1.21. Return on equity of the world’s biggest air plane maker was recorded as 63.62%. In the liquidity analysis, current ratio was recorded as 1.25 while quick ratio was 0.40.

Gafisa SA (ADR) (NYSE:GFA), which has 1.06 billion market capitalization, has institutional ownership 17%. The company has P/B ratio of 0.82 while P/S ratio was 0.69. Net profit margin of Gafisa was -32.25% while its gross profit margin was 11.21%. ROE was booked as -34.60% while ROI was -15.02%. Shares of the company showed 5.81% year to date performance while performance for the half year was recorded as 119.64%.

Disclosure: The views and opinions expressed in this article are exclusively those of the authors who have no stake in any stocks mentioned, and hold no plan to acquire any stake within the next 5 days.



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