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Krzysztof Dabrowski Is The VP of the Management Board and Head of Operations & Information Technology of mBank S.A. (WSE:MBK) And They Just Sold 100% Of Their Shares

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We'd be surprised if mBank S.A. (WSE:MBK) shareholders haven't noticed that the VP of the Management Board and Head of Operations & Information Technology, Krzysztof Dabrowski, recently sold zł722k worth of stock at zł322 per share. In particular, we note that the sale equated to a 100% reduction in their position size, which doesn't exactly instill confidence.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At mBank

In fact, the recent sale by Krzysztof Dabrowski was the biggest sale of mBank shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. So what is clear is that an insider saw fit to sell at around the current price of zł317. While insider selling is a negative, to us, it is more negative if the shares are sold at a lower price. In this case, the big sale took place at around the current price, so it's not too bad (but it's still not a positive).

mBank insiders didn't buy any shares over the last year. You can see the insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year depicted in the chart below. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!

WSE:MBK Insider Trading Volume January 30th 2023

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Insider Ownership Of mBank

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. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. Our data suggests mBank insiders own 0.08% of the company, worth about zł11m. I generally like to see higher levels of ownership.

So What Does This Data Suggest About mBank Insiders?

Insiders sold mBank shares recently, but they didn't buy any. And there weren't any purchases to give us comfort, over the last year. Insider ownership isn't particularly high, so this analysis makes us cautious about the company. We'd practice some caution before buying! So these insider transactions can help us build a thesis about the stock, but it's also worthwhile knowing the risks facing this company. For example - mBank has 1 warning sign we think you should be aware of.

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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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