Even if it's not a huge purchase, we think it was good to see that Markus Neuding, the Executive Vice President of Spotlight Group AB (publ) (NGM:SPGR) recently shelled out kr71k to buy stock, at kr88.42 per share. Although the purchase is not a big one, increasing their shareholding by only 1.0%, it can be interpreted as a good sign.
Spotlight Group Insider Transactions Over The Last Year
There wasn't any very large single transaction over the last year, but we can still observe some trading.
In the last twelve months Spotlight Group insiders were buying shares, but not selling. 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!
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 Spotlight Group Boast High Insider Ownership?
Another way to test the alignment between the leaders of a company and other shareholders is to look at how many shares they own. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Spotlight Group insiders own about kr99m worth of shares. That equates to 22% of the company. We've certainly seen higher levels of insider ownership elsewhere, but these holdings are enough to suggest alignment between insiders and the other shareholders.
What Might The Insider Transactions At Spotlight Group Tell Us?
It is good to see recent purchasing. We also take confidence from the longer term picture of insider transactions. Given that insiders also own a fair bit of Spotlight Group we think they are probably pretty confident of a bright 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. Case in point: We've spotted 5 warning signs for Spotlight Group you should be aware of, and 1 of them can't be ignored.
But note: Spotlight Group 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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