Insiders who bought this year lost ₹1.4m as Vertoz Advertising Limited (NSE:VERTOZ) sheds ₹133m in value

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Simply Wall St
Published
November 29, 2021
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Insiders who acquired ₹2.0m worth of Vertoz Advertising Limited's (NSE:VERTOZ) stock at an average price of ₹257 in the past 12 months may be dismayed by the recent 12% price decline. Insiders invest with the hopes of seeing their money grow in value over time. However, as a result of recent losses, their initial investment is now only worth ₹639k, which is not what they expected.

Although we don't think shareholders should simply follow insider transactions, we do think it is perfectly logical to keep tabs on what insiders are doing.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Vertoz Advertising

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. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below!

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NSEI:VERTOZ Insider Trading Volume November 30th 2021

Vertoz Advertising is not the only stock insiders are buying. So take a peek at this free list of growing companies with insider buying.

Insider Ownership of Vertoz Advertising

For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Vertoz Advertising insiders own 63% of the company, currently worth about ₹614m 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.

What Might The Insider Transactions At Vertoz Advertising Tell Us?

It doesn't really mean much that no insider has traded Vertoz Advertising shares in the last quarter. But insiders have shown more of an appetite for the stock, over the last year. With high insider ownership and encouraging transactions, it seems like Vertoz Advertising insiders think the business has merit. In addition to knowing about insider transactions going on, it's beneficial to identify the risks facing Vertoz Advertising. At Simply Wall St, we found 2 warning signs for Vertoz Advertising 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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