Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Clavister Holding AB (publ.) (STO:CLAV) Co-Founder, John Vestberg, recently bought kr243k worth of stock, for kr9.00 per share. However, we do note that it only increased their holding by 6.0%, and it wasn't a huge purchase by absolute value, either.
The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Clavister Holding AB (publ.)
In the last twelve months, the biggest single purchase by an insider was when Director Staffan Dahlstrom bought kr1.9m worth of shares at a price of kr13.76 per share. That means that even when the share price was higher than kr10.80 (the recent price), an insider wanted to purchase shares. While their view may have changed since the purchase was made, this does at least suggest they have had confidence in the company's future. In our view, the price an insider pays for shares is very important. Generally speaking, it catches our eye when insiders have purchased shares at above current prices, as it suggests they believed the shares were worth buying, even at a higher price.
In the last twelve months Clavister Holding AB (publ.) insiders were buying shares, but not selling. The chart below shows insider transactions (by individuals) over the last year. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!
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Does Clavister Holding AB (publ.) Boast High Insider Ownership?
Many investors like to check how much of a company is owned by insiders. I reckon it's a good sign if insiders own a significant number of shares in the company. From our data, it seems that Clavister Holding AB (publ.) insiders own 6.3% of the company, worth about kr14m. Overall, this level of ownership isn't that impressive, but it's certainly better than nothing!
So What Does This Data Suggest About Clavister Holding AB (publ.) Insiders?
It's certainly positive to see the recent insider purchase. And an analysis of the transactions over the last year also gives us confidence. But we don't feel the same about the fact the company is making losses. When combined with notable insider ownership, these factors suggest Clavister Holding AB (publ.) insiders are well aligned, and that they may think the share price is too low. So while it's helpful to know what insiders are doing in terms of buying or selling, it's also helpful to know the risks that a particular company is facing. Case in point: We've spotted 4 warning signs for Clavister Holding AB (publ.) you should be aware of.
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