Insider Buying: The Sivers Semiconductors AB (publ) (STO:SIVE) Group CEO & President Just Bought 11% More Shares

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Simply Wall St
Published
February 19, 2022
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Even if it's not a huge purchase, we think it was good to see that Anders Storm, the Group CEO & President of Sivers Semiconductors AB (publ) (STO:SIVE) recently shelled out kr233k to buy stock, at kr13.20 per share. That purchase might not be huge but it did increase their holding by 11%.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Sivers Semiconductors

Notably, that recent purchase by Group CEO & President Anders Storm was not the only time they traded Sivers Semiconductors shares this year. Earlier in the year, they sold shares at a price ofkr27.65 per share in a -kr3.4m transaction. While we don't usually like to see insider selling, it's more concerning if the sales take place at a lower price. The silver lining is that this sell-down took place above the latest price (kr10.30). So it is hard to draw any strong conclusion from it.

All up, insiders sold more shares in Sivers Semiconductors than they bought, over the last year. You can see the insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year depicted in the chart below. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below!

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OM:SIVE Insider Trading Volume February 19th 2022

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Insider Ownership of Sivers Semiconductors

For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Sivers Semiconductors insiders own about kr592m worth of shares. That equates to 33% of the company. This level of insider ownership is good but just short of being particularly stand-out. It certainly does suggest a reasonable degree of alignment.

So What Do The Sivers Semiconductors Insider Transactions Indicate?

It is good to see the recent insider purchase. But we can't say the same for the transactions over the last 12 months. The high levels of insider ownership, and the recent buying by an insider suggests they are well aligned and optimistic. In addition to knowing about insider transactions going on, it's beneficial to identify the risks facing Sivers Semiconductors. Case in point: We've spotted 3 warning signs for Sivers Semiconductors you should be aware of, and 1 of them is a bit concerning.

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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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