Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (EPA:POM) stock price fell 5.2% last week; public companies would not be happy

A look at the shareholding of Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (EPA:POM) can tell us which group is the most powerful. We can see that public companies hold the lion’s share of the business with 60% ownership. In other words, the group is likely to gain the most (or lose the most) from its investment in the business.

And after the stock price fell 5.2% last week, public companies suffered the most losses.

Let’s dive deeper into each type of Compagnie Plastic Omnium owner, starting with the table below.

Before looking at the breakdown of owners, note that our analysis indicates that POM is potentially undervalued!

ENXTPA: POM Ownership Breakdown September 2, 2022

What does institutional shareholding tell us about Compagnie Plastic Omnium?

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

Compagnie Plastic Omnium already has establishments registered in the register of shareholders. Indeed, they hold a respectable stake in the company. This implies that analysts working for these institutions have reviewed the stock and like it. But like everyone else, they can be wrong. If multiple institutions change their minds on a stock at the same time, you could see the stock price drop quickly. It is therefore interesting to take a look at Compagnie Plastic Omnium’s results history below. Of course, the future is what really matters.

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ENXTPA: POM Earnings and Revenue Growth September 2, 2022

Compagnie Plastic Omnium is not owned by hedge funds. Burelle SA is currently the main shareholder of the company with 60% of the outstanding shares. This essentially means that they have considerable influence, if not absolute control, over the future of the company. Meanwhile, the second and third largest shareholders hold 2.7% and 1.4% of the outstanding shares respectively.

Institutional ownership research is a good way to assess and filter the expected performance of a stock. The same can be obtained by studying the feelings of the analyst. There are plenty of analysts covering the stock, so it might be interesting to see what they are predicting as well.

Insider Ownership Of Compagnie Plastic Omnium

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 runs the company, but the CEO will answer to the board of directors, even if he is a member of it.

I generally consider insider ownership to be a good thing. However, there are times when it is more difficult for other shareholders to hold the board accountable for decisions.

We may report that insiders hold shares of Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE. It’s a pretty big company, so it’s generally a positive to see a potentially meaningful alignment. In this case, they own about 30 million euros worth of shares (at current prices). If you want to explore the issue of insider alignment, you can click here to see if insiders have been buying or selling.

General public property

With 20% of the capital, the general public, mostly made up of individual investors, has a certain hold on Compagnie Plastic Omnium. While that size of ownership might not be enough to sway a policy decision in their favor, they can still have a collective impact on company policies.

Ownership of a public company

Public companies currently hold 60% of the shares of Compagnie Plastic Omnium. It’s hard to say for sure, but it suggests they have intertwined business interests. This could be a strategic stake, so it’s worth monitoring this space for ownership changes.

Next steps:

It is always useful to think about the different groups that own shares in a company. But to better understand Compagnie Plastic Omnium, many other factors must be taken into account. Consider the risks, for example. Every business has them, and we’ve spotted 2 warning signs for Compagnie Plastic Omnium you should know.

At the end of the day the future is the most important. You can access this free analyst forecast report for the company.

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 the financial statements are dated. This may not be consistent with the annual report figures for the full year.

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Karen J. Nelson