The Co-Founder & Vice Chairman of Vinda International Holdings Limited (HKG:3331), Yi Fang Yu, Just Bought 29% More Shares

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Published
July 24, 2021
SEHK:3331
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Investors who take an interest in Vinda International Holdings Limited (HKG:3331) should definitely note that the Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, Yi Fang Yu, recently paid HK$20.60 per share to buy HK$2.1m worth of the stock. That's a very decent purchase to our minds and it grew their holding by a solid 29%.

Check out our latest analysis for Vinda International Holdings

The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Vinda International Holdings

Over the last year, we can see that the biggest insider sale was by the Founder & Executive Chairman, Chao Wang Li, for HK$7.4m worth of shares, at about HK$29.41 per share. While insider selling is a negative, to us, it is more negative if the shares are sold at a lower price. The good news is that this large sale was at well above current price of HK$20.60. So it is hard to draw any strong conclusion from it.

Happily, we note that in the last year insiders paid HK$16m for 745.00k shares. But insiders sold 728.00k shares worth HK$21m. Over the last year we saw more insider selling of Vinda International Holdings shares, than buying. The chart below shows insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year. If you click on the chart, you can see all the individual transactions, including the share price, individual, and the date!

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SEHK:3331 Insider Trading Volume July 25th 2021

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Does Vinda International Holdings Boast High Insider Ownership?

For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. Our data suggests Vinda International Holdings insiders own 0.08% of the company, worth about HK$19m. We do note, however, it is possible insiders have an indirect interest through a private company or other corporate structure. We prefer to see high levels of insider ownership.

So What Does This Data Suggest About Vinda International Holdings Insiders?

The stark truth for Vinda International Holdings is that there has been more insider selling than insider buying in the last three months. And our longer term analysis of insider transactions didn't bring confidence, either. On the plus side, Vinda International Holdings makes money, and is growing profits. Insider ownership isn't particularly high, so this analysis makes us cautious about the company. We'd practice some caution before buying! While we like knowing what's going on with the insider's ownership and transactions, we make sure to also consider what risks are facing a stock before making any investment decision. At Simply Wall St, we found 3 warning signs for Vinda International Holdings that deserve your attention before buying any shares.

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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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