Whenever a company has high institutional ownership, it shows there are fundamental factors leading institutional investors to be optimistic about the company. JDS Uniphase (JDSU) has 83% institutional ownership, making it one of the most interesting stocks in the communication equipment industry. This can be a risk factor for the company; however, its positive growth and expansion strategies reflect strong potential. Taking into consideration transactions over the past 12 months, the number of shares purchased by institutional owners is 854,005, compared to 612,133 shares sold; evidence the company is indeed maintaining investor confidence.
Headquartered in California, JDS Uniphase manufactures products for communications networks and measurement equipment. It also designs optical products for telecommunications...
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