This Insider Has Just Sold Shares In UPL Limited (NSE:UPL)

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Simply Wall St
Published
April 04, 2021
NSEI:UPL

Investors may wish to note that an insider of UPL Limited, Asha Ashar, recently netted ₹1.3m from selling stock, receiving an average price of ₹631. However we note that the sale only shrunk their holding by 0.4%.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At UPL

Over the last year, we can see that the biggest insider purchase was by insider Tishya Sagar for ₹3.9m worth of shares, at about ₹453 per share. Although we like to see insider buying, we note that this large purchase was at significantly below the recent price of ₹654. Because it occurred at a lower valuation, it doesn't tell us much about whether insiders might find today's price attractive.

You can see the insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year depicted in the chart below. 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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NSEI:UPL Insider Trading Volume April 5th 2021

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Does UPL Boast High Insider Ownership?

Many investors like to check how much of a company is owned by 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. UPL insiders own 2.6% of the company, currently worth about ₹13b 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 Do The UPL Insider Transactions Indicate?

An insider sold UPL shares recently, but they didn't buy any. But we take heart from prior transactions. We are also comforted by the high levels of insider ownership. So we're happy to look past recent trading. 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. To assist with this, we've discovered 3 warning signs that you should run your eye over to get a better picture of UPL.

Of course, you might find a fantastic investment by looking elsewhere. So take a peek at this free list of interesting 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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