Multiple insiders secured a larger position in Temple & Webster Group Ltd (ASX:TPW) shares over the last 12 months. This is reassuring as this suggests that insiders have increased optimism about the company’s prospects.
While insider transactions are not the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing, we would consider it foolish to ignore insider transactions altogether.
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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Temple & Webster Group
Over the last year, we can see that the biggest insider purchase was by insider Angela Riley for AU$726k worth of shares, at about AU$3.46 per share. Even though the purchase was made at a significantly lower price than the recent price (AU$5.01), we still think insider buying is a positive. Because it occurred at a lower valuation, it doesn’t tell us much about whether insiders might find today’s price attractive.
While Temple & Webster Group insiders bought shares during the last year, they didn’t sell. 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!
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).
Many investors like to check how much of a company is owned by insiders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Temple & Webster Group insiders own about AU$61m worth of shares. That equates to 9.8% of the company. While this is a strong but not outstanding level of insider ownership, it’s enough to indicate some alignment between management and smaller shareholders.
So What Do The Temple & Webster Group Insider Transactions Indicate?
The fact that there have been no Temple & Webster Group insider transactions recently certainly doesn’t bother us. But insiders have shown more of an appetite for the stock, over the last year. Insiders own shares in Temple & Webster Group and we see no evidence to suggest they are worried about the future. In addition to knowing about insider transactions going on, it’s beneficial to identify the risks facing Temple & Webster Group. In terms of investment risks, we’ve identified 2 warning signs with Temple & Webster Group and understanding these should be part of your investment process.
Of course, you might find a fantastic investment by looking elsewhere. So take a peek at this free list of interesting companies.
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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