New Institutional InvestorsView Financial Glossary Index
The metric new institutional investors refers to the number of institutional investors who purchased stock in a company they were not previously invested in. These institutions can be banks, funds, large holdings companies, etc.
For example, if Apple had zero institutional investors until June of 2015 and Han Financial bought shares of Apple for the first time in June, the June value for New Institutional Investors would be 1. This metric is updated monthly.