Excel Realty N Infra Limited (NSE:EXCEL) insiders who bought shares over the past year were rewarded handsomely last week. The stock rose 13%, resulting in a ₹39m rise in the company's market capitalisation. As a result, the stock they originally bought for ₹2.3m is now worth ₹3.3m.
Although we don't think shareholders should simply follow insider transactions, we would consider it foolish to ignore insider transactions altogether.
The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Excel Realty N Infra
While there weren't any large insider transactions in the last twelve months, it's still worth looking at the trading.
In the last twelve months Excel Realty N Infra insiders were buying shares, but not selling. The chart below shows insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!
There are always plenty of stocks that insiders are buying. So if that suits your style you could check each stock one by one or you could take a look at this free list of companies. (Hint: insiders have been buying them).
Does Excel Realty N Infra Boast High Insider Ownership?
For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company 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 60% of the company, currently worth about ₹196m based on the recent share price. Most shareholders would be happy to see this sort of insider ownership, since it suggests that management incentives are well aligned with other shareholders.
So What Does This Data Suggest About Excel Realty N Infra Insiders?
It doesn't really mean much that no insider has traded Excel Realty N Infra shares in the last quarter. But insiders have shown more of an appetite for the stock, over the last year. Judging from their transactions, and high insider ownership, Excel Realty N Infra insiders feel good about the company's future. So these insider transactions can help us build a thesis about the stock, but it's also worthwhile knowing the risks facing this company. Be aware that Excel Realty N Infra is showing 4 warning signs in our investment analysis, and 3 of those are a bit concerning...
Of course Excel Realty N Infra may not be the best stock to buy. So you may wish to see this free collection of high quality companies.
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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