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Altius Renewable Royalties Corp.'s (TSE:ARR) top owners are public companies with 58% stake, while27% is held by institutions

Every investor in Altius Renewable Royalties Corp. (TSE:ARR) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. The group holding the most number of shares in the company, around 58% to be precise, is public companies. In other words, the group stands to gain the most (or lose the most) from their investment into the company.

Meanwhile, institutions make up 27% of the company’s shareholders. Generally speaking, as a company grows, institutions will increase their ownership. Conversely, insiders often decrease their ownership over time.

Let's take a closer look to see what the different types of shareholders can tell us about Altius Renewable Royalties.

See our latest analysis for Altius Renewable Royalties

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What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Altius Renewable Royalties?

Institutional investors commonly compare their own returns to the returns of a commonly followed index. So they generally do consider buying larger companies that are included in the relevant benchmark index.

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As you can see, institutional investors have a fair amount of stake in Altius Renewable Royalties. This suggests some credibility amongst professional investors. But we can't rely on that fact alone since institutions make bad investments sometimes, just like everyone does. If multiple institutions change their view on a stock at the same time, you could see the share price drop fast. It's therefore worth looking at Altius Renewable Royalties' earnings history below. Of course, the future is what really matters.

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Hedge funds don't have many shares in Altius Renewable Royalties. Looking at our data, we can see that the largest shareholder is Altius Minerals Corporation with 58% of shares outstanding. This implies that they have majority interest control of the future of the company. With 8.7% and 5.4% of the shares outstanding respectively, Canoe Financial LP and Habertrilix Advisors are the second and third largest shareholders.

While studying institutional ownership for a company can add value to your research, it is also a good practice to research analyst recommendations to get a deeper understand of a stock's expected performance. Quite a few analysts cover the stock, so you could look into forecast growth quite easily.

Insider Ownership Of Altius Renewable Royalties

While the precise definition of an insider can be subjective, almost everyone considers board members to be insiders. 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.

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 data suggests that insiders own under 1% of Altius Renewable Royalties Corp. in their own names. It seems the board members have no more than CA$2.1m worth of shares in the CA$277m company. We generally like to see a board more invested. However it might be worth checking if those insiders have been buying.

General Public Ownership

The general public-- including retail investors -- own 14% stake in the company, and hence can't easily be ignored. While this size of ownership may not be enough to sway a policy decision in their favour, they can still make a collective impact on company policies.

Public Company Ownership

It appears to us that public companies own 58% of Altius Renewable Royalties. This may be a strategic interest and the two companies may have related business interests. It could be that they have de-merged. This holding is probably worth investigating further.

Next Steps:

I find it very interesting to look at who exactly owns a company. But to truly gain insight, we need to consider other information, too. Be aware that Altius Renewable Royalties is showing 2 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of those shouldn't be ignored...

If you are like me, you may want to think about whether this company will grow or shrink. Luckily, you can check this free report showing analyst forecasts for its future.

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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