Major Shareholders

Major Shareholders

“As at 31st December 2018 Almarai had 49,076 shareholders. Corporate investors represent 65.8% of the total share ownership, while individual investors represent 34.2%.
There are 37 shareholders owning one million or more shares in Almarai, representing 90.3% of the issued shares. The following tables provide an overview of Almarai’s investors”

Almarai investors according to nature of investor
Investor Type Number of Investors Number of Shares Percentage of Ownership
Corporate 254 509,957,679 63.7%
Individual 49,472 290,042,321 36.3%
Total 49,726 800,000,000 100%
Almarai Investors According to Nationality
Nationality Number of Investors Number of Shares Percentage of Ownership
Saudi 49,384 780,032,246 97.5%
Other nationalities 342 19,967,754 2.5%
Total 49,726 800,000,000 100%
Almarai Investors According to Investor Type
Investor Percentage of Ownership Number of Investors
SAVOLA Group Company 36.5% 1
HH Prince Sultan bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer 23.7% 1
Private funds 16.5% 5
Governmental and quasi-governmental institutions 4.0% 9
Mutual funds 2.4% 88
Swap agreements 1.4% 37
Companies 1.4% 87
Banks and financial institutions 0.5% 8
Other corporates 1.0% 19
Other individuals 12.65% 49,471
Grand Total 100% 49,726
Almarai Investors According to Size of Ownership
Number of Shares Number of Investors Percentage of Ownership
One million shares and more 39 89.7%
From 500 thousand to less than a million 17 1.5%
From 100 thousand to less than 500 thousand 108 3.0%
From 50 thousand to less than 100 thousand 102 0.9%
From 10 thousand to less than 50 thousand 619 1.6%
From 5 thousand to less than 10 thousand 562 0.5%
From 1 thousand to less than 5 thousand 5,461 1.2%
Less than one thousand shares 42,818 1.6%
Total 49,726 100.0%