Insiders who sold Jyske Bank A/S (CPH:JYSK) earlier this year probably made the right call as market cap dropped by kr.5.9b
Insiders at Jyske Bank A/S (CPH:JYSK) sold kr.149k worth of stock at an average price of kr.592 a share over the past year, making the most of their investment. The company’s market cap plunged by kr.5.9b after price dropped by 16% last week but insiders were able to limit their loss to an extent.
While insider transactions are not the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing, we would consider it foolish to ignore insider transactions altogether.
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Jyske Bank Insider Transactions Over The Last Year
While there weren't any large insider transactions in the last twelve months, it's still worth looking at the trading.
You can see a visual depiction of insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last 12 months, below. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!
I will like Jyske Bank better if I see some big insider buys. While we wait, check out this free list of growing companies with considerable, recent, insider buying.
Insiders At Jyske Bank Have Sold Stock Recently
We have seen a bit of insider selling at Jyske Bank, over the last three months. Employee Representative Supervisory Board Member Johnny Christensen divested only kr.149k worth of shares in that time. Neither the lack of buying nor the presence of selling is heartening. But the volume sold is so low that it really doesn't bother us.
Insider Ownership Of Jyske Bank
For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. I reckon it's a good sign if insiders own a significant number of shares in the company. Our data indicates that Jyske Bank insiders own about kr.68m worth of shares (which is 0.2% of the company). We do note, however, it is possible insiders have an indirect interest through a private company or other corporate structure. Overall, this level of ownership isn't that impressive, but it's certainly better than nothing!
So What Do The Jyske Bank Insider Transactions Indicate?
An insider sold Jyske Bank shares recently, but they didn't buy any. Looking to the last twelve months, our data doesn't show any insider buying. But it is good to see that Jyske Bank is growing earnings. Insider ownership isn't particularly high, so this analysis makes us cautious about the company. We're in no rush to buy! Therefore, you should definitely take a look at this FREE report showing analyst forecasts for Jyske Bank.
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For the purposes of this article, insiders are those individuals who report their transactions to the relevant regulatory body. We currently account for open market transactions and private dispositions, but not derivative transactions.
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Jyske Bank A/S provides various financial solutions in Denmark and Germany.
Undervalued with solid track record.