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Founder Lakhmendra Khurana Just Bought 4.8% More Shares In Excel Realty N Infra Limited (NSE:EXCEL)

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Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Excel Realty N Infra Limited (NSE:EXCEL) Founder, Lakhmendra Khurana, recently bought ₹1.3m worth of stock, for ₹1.19 per share. However, it only increased their shares held by 4.8%, and it wasn't a huge purchase by absolute value, either.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Excel Realty N Infra

In fact, the recent purchase by Lakhmendra Khurana was the biggest purchase of Excel Realty N Infra shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. That implies that an insider found the current price of ₹1.20 per share to be enticing. That means they have been optimistic about the company in the past, though they may have changed their mind. We do always like to see insider buying, but it is worth noting if those purchases were made at well below today's share price, as the discount to value may have narrowed with the rising price. Happily, the Excel Realty N Infra insider decided to buy shares at close to current prices. Lakhmendra Khurana was the only individual insider to buy shares in the last twelve months.

You can see the insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year depicted in the chart below. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below!

NSEI:EXCEL Insider Trading Volume September 19th 2020

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Does Excel Realty N Infra Boast High Insider Ownership?

I like to look at how many shares insiders own in a company, to help inform my view of how aligned they are with insiders. Usually, the higher the insider ownership, the more likely it is that insiders will be incentivised to build the company for the long term. Excel Realty N Infra insiders own 58% of the company, currently worth about ₹61m based on the recent share price. This kind of significant ownership by insiders does generally increase the chance that the company is run in the interest of all shareholders.

So What Does This Data Suggest About Excel Realty N Infra Insiders?

The recent insider purchase is heartening. And the longer term insider transactions also give us confidence. However, we note that the company didn't make a profit over the last twelve months, which makes us cautious. Once you factor in the high insider ownership, it certainly seems like insiders are positive about Excel Realty N Infra. Looks promising! In addition to knowing about insider transactions going on, it's beneficial to identify the risks facing Excel Realty N Infra. Our analysis shows 4 warning signs for Excel Realty N Infra (2 don't sit too well with us!) and we strongly recommend you look at these before investing.

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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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