3 Large Cap Capital Goods Stocks With Big Institutional Share Owners

Wall St. Watchdog generated stock screens for large cap companies in the Capital Goods Sector that have a large percentage of their shares owned by institutional investors.  Some investors like to invest in the companies that institutional investors invest in, under the (perhaps incorrect) assumption that institutions have done sufficient due diligence on the company in question to make it a worthy investment.

Criteria for the screen are:

  • The company trades on a US exchange
  • The company does not trade on the pink sheets
  • The company is not located in China
  • The company’s market capitalization is at least $1 billion
  • At least 90% of the company’s shares are owned by institutional investors
  • The company was profitable in the last quarter
  • The company has grown its revenue year-over-year by at least 35%

Following is information on the companies that met these criteria:

Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG): Institutions own 90.65% of the shares. Its market capitalization is $1,344,814,000, its revenue for the most recent fiscal year is $688,416,000, which represents a change of 72.69% for the year-over-year period. The shares most recently traded at $10.01. Competitors to Watch: Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW), Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN), Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG), Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), Flow International Corp. (NASDAQ:FLOW), 3M Company (NYSE:MMM), Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MYE), Taylor Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAYD), Core Molding Tech., Inc. (AMEX:CMT), Hurco (NASDAQ:HURC), Danaher (NYSE:DHR) and Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL).

Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI): Institutions own 93.54% of the shares. Its market capitalization is $2,539,136,000, its revenue for the most recent fiscal year is $2,905,348,000, which represents a change of 124.39% for the year-over-year period. The shares most recently traded at $103.56.

Watsco, Incorporated (NYSE:WSO): Institutions own 99.92% of the shares. Its market capitalization is $2,275,012,000, its revenue for the most recent fiscal year is $2,844,595,000, which represents a change of 42.10% for the year-over-year period. The shares most recently traded at $69.26.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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