Turning to inside investors, far and away the largest inside owner is Michael Farrell, the former and late chairman and CEO, with 2.7 million shares, followed by the current chairman and CEO Wellington Denahan with 913,263 shares.
The Foolish bottom line
While insider and institutional ownership together represent only one metric, it’s nevertheless an important one. Beyond hinting at the overall market’s sentiment toward a stock, it also gives investors insight into the confidence of the people best positioned to predict a company’s current state and future success.
The article Who Owns Annaly Capital Management? originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by John Maxfield.
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