institutional ownership

Institutional Ownership

A situation in which a company's majority shareholder or sole owner is an institutional investor such as a mutual fund, insurance company, closed-end investment company, or something else. For example, Acme Brick is under the institutional ownership of Berkshire Hathaway which is an insurance and investment company. See also: Wholly Owned Subsidiary.
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institutional ownership

The ownership of a company's stock by mutual funds, pension funds, and other institutional investors, generally expressed as percentage of outstanding shares. A high proportion of institutional ownership may result in relatively large changes in a stock's price, as institutions tend to buy and sell the same stocks at the same time.
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