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CEO & Chairman of the Management Board Karin Fischer Just Bought Shares In RLS Global AB (publ) (STO:RLS)

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Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the RLS Global AB (publ) (STO:RLS) CEO & Chairman of the Management Board, Karin Fischer, recently bought kr268k worth of stock, for kr6.69 per share. While that isn't the hugest buy, it actually boosted their shareholding by 89%, which is good to see.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At RLS Global

In fact, the recent purchase by Karin Fischer was the biggest purchase of RLS Global shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. That implies that an insider found the current price of kr6.70 per share to be enticing. Of course they may have changed their mind. But this suggests they are optimistic. If someone buys shares at well below current prices, it's a good sign on balance, but keep in mind they may no longer see value. In this case we're pleased to report that the insider bought shares at close to current prices. Karin Fischer was the only individual insider to buy shares in the last twelve months.

The chart below shows insider transactions (by individuals) over the last year. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!

OM:RLS Recent Insider Trading, October 13th 2019

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Insider Ownership of RLS Global

Another way to test the alignment between the leaders of a company and other shareholders is to look at how many shares they own. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. RLS Global insiders own about kr123m worth of shares. That equates to 27% 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.

What Might The Insider Transactions At RLS Global Tell Us?

The recent insider purchase is heartening. And the longer term insider transactions also give us confidence. But on the other hand, the company made a loss last year, which makes us a little cautious. When combined with notable insider ownership, these factors suggest RLS Global insiders are well aligned, and quite possibly think the share price is too low. One for the watchlist, at least! To put this in context, take a look at how a company has performed in the past. You can access this detailed graph of past earnings, revenue and cash flow.

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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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