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Insiders who purchased Wästbygg Gruppen AB (publ) (STO:WBGR B) earlier this year lose an additional kr84k as the stock sinks to kr33.00

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The recent price decline of 14% in Wästbygg Gruppen AB (publ)'s (STO:WBGR B) stock may have disappointed insiders who bought kr162k worth of shares at an average price of kr68.81 in the past 12 months. This is not good as insiders invest based on expectations that their money will appreciate over time. However, as a result of recent losses, their original investment is now worth only kr78k.

While insider transactions are not the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing, we do think it is perfectly logical to keep tabs on what insiders are doing.

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Wästbygg Gruppen 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.

Jonas Jonehall purchased 2.35k shares over the year. The average price per share was kr68.81. 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!

OM:WBGR B Insider Trading Volume March 18th 2023

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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. I reckon it's a good sign if insiders own a significant number of shares in the company. Our information indicates that Wästbygg Gruppen insiders own about kr883k worth of shares. However, it's possible that insiders might have an indirect interest through a more complex structure. This level of insider ownership is notably low, and not very encouraging.

So What Do The Wästbygg Gruppen Insider Transactions Indicate?

It doesn't really mean much that no insider has traded Wästbygg Gruppen shares in the last quarter. However, our analysis of transactions over the last year is heartening. The transactions are fine but it'd be more encouraging if Wästbygg Gruppen insiders bought more shares in the company. So while it's helpful to know what insiders are doing in terms of buying or selling, it's also helpful to know the risks that a particular company is facing. At Simply Wall St, we found 2 warning signs for Wästbygg Gruppen 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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