A look at the shareholders of Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (NASDAQ:MKTY) can tell us which group is most powerful. Institutions will often hold stock in bigger companies, and we expect to see insiders owning a noticeable percentage of the smaller ones. I quite like to see at least a little bit of insider ownership. As Charlie Munger said ‘Show me the incentive and I will show you the outcome.
Mechanical Technology is not a large company by global standards. It has a market capitalization of US$102m, which means it wouldn’t have the attention of many institutional investors. Our analysis of the