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Insiders who bought this year lost kr25k as AcouSort AB (publ) (STO:ACOU) sheds kr23m in value

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Insiders who bought kr124k worth of AcouSort AB (publ)'s (STO:ACOU) stock at an average buy price of kr18.83 over the last year may be disappointed by the recent 11% decrease in the stock. 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 kr99k, 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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AcouSort Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

While there weren't any large insider transactions in the last twelve months, it's still worth looking at the trading.

In the last twelve months AcouSort insiders were buying shares, but not selling. You can see a visual depiction of insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last 12 months, below. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!

OM:ACOU Insider Trading Volume March 20th 2023

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Does AcouSort Boast High Insider Ownership?

For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. I reckon it's a good sign if insiders own a significant number of shares in the company. It appears that AcouSort insiders own 28% of the company, worth about kr56m. 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 AcouSort Tell Us?

The fact that there have been no AcouSort insider transactions recently certainly doesn't bother us. On a brighter note, the transactions over the last year are encouraging. Insiders do have a stake in AcouSort and their transactions don't cause us concern. In addition to knowing about insider transactions going on, it's beneficial to identify the risks facing AcouSort. To help with this, we've discovered 3 warning signs (2 can't be ignored!) that you ought to be aware of before buying any shares in AcouSort.

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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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AcouSort AB (publ), a technology company, develops products and solutions for automated preparation of biological samples based on acoustofluidics technology for researchers and life science companies.

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.