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Even with AB SKF (publ) (STO:SKF B) stock down 7.4% this week, insiders who bought recently netted around kr71k

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Insiders who bought AB SKF (publ) (STO:SKF B) stock lover the last 12 months are probably not as affected by last week’s 7.4% loss. After taking the recent loss into consideration, the kr703k worth of stock they bought is now worth kr774k, indicating that their investment yielded a positive return.

Although we don't think shareholders should simply follow insider transactions, we would consider it foolish to ignore insider transactions altogether.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At AB SKF

While no particular insider transaction stood out, we can still look at the overall trading.

While AB SKF insiders bought shares during the last year, they didn't sell. 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!

OM:SKF B Insider Trading Volume March 17th 2023

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).

Insider Ownership Of AB SKF

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. From looking at our data, insiders own kr43m worth of AB SKF stock, about 0.05% of the company. But they may have an indirect interest through a corporate structure that we haven't picked up on. We prefer to see high levels of insider ownership.

What Might The Insider Transactions At AB SKF Tell Us?

The fact that there have been no AB SKF insider transactions recently certainly doesn't bother us. On a brighter note, the transactions over the last year are encouraging. Insiders own shares in AB SKF and we see no evidence to suggest they are worried about the future. 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. Every company has risks, and we've spotted 2 warning signs for AB SKF you should know about.

But note: AB SKF may not be the best stock to buy. So take a peek at this free list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

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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