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Don't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMXI)

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Some International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMXI) shareholders may be a little concerned to see that the Chairman, Robert Lisy, recently sold a substantial US$3.7m worth of stock at a price of US$24.67 per share. That's a big disposal, and it decreased their holding size by 14%, which is notable but not too bad.

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International Money Express Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

Notably, that recent sale by Robert Lisy is the biggest insider sale of International Money Express shares that we've seen in the last year. While we don't usually like to see insider selling, it's more concerning if the sales take place at a lower price. It's of some comfort that this sale was conducted at a price well above the current share price, which is US$23.33. So it may not shed much light on insider confidence at current levels.

In the last year International Money Express insiders didn't buy any company stock. 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!

NasdaqCM:IMXI Insider Trading Volume March 19th 2023

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Does International Money Express Boast High Insider Ownership?

Looking at the total insider shareholdings in a company can help to inform your view of whether they are well aligned with common shareholders. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. International Money Express insiders own about US$44m worth of shares. That equates to 5.1% 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.

So What Do The International Money Express Insider Transactions Indicate?

An insider hasn't bought International Money Express stock in the last three months, but there was some selling. Looking to the last twelve months, our data doesn't show any insider buying. On the plus side, International Money Express makes money, and is growing profits. While insiders do own shares, they don't own a heap, and they have been selling. We're in no rush to buy! 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. For instance, we've identified 2 warning signs for International Money Express (1 is a bit unpleasant) you should be aware of.

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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.

What are the risks and opportunities for International Money Express?

International Money Express, Inc., through its subsidiary, operates as a money remittance services company in the United States, Latin America, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.

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  • Earnings are forecast to grow 18.89% per year

  • Earnings grew by 22.4% over the past year


  • High level of non-cash earnings

  • Significant insider selling over the past 3 months

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