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Founder Stephen Schlecht Just Bought Shares In Duluth Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTH)

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Potential Duluth Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTH) shareholders may wish to note that the Founder, Stephen Schlecht, recently bought US$250k worth of stock, paying US$9.99 for each share. Although the purchase only increased their holding by 0.3%, it is still a solid purchase in our view.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Duluth Holdings

In fact, the recent purchase by Stephen Schlecht was the biggest purchase of Duluth Holdings shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. So it's clear an insider wanted to buy, at around the current price, which is US$10.22. That means they have been optimistic about the company in the past, though they may have changed their mind. We do always like to see insider buying, but it is worth noting if those purchases were made at well below today's share price, as the discount to value may have narrowed with the rising price. Happily, the Duluth Holdings insiders decided to buy shares at close to current prices.

While Duluth Holdings insiders bought shares last year, they didn't sell. You can see the insider transactions (by individuals) over the last year depicted in the chart below. If you click on the chart, you can see all the individual transactions, including the share price, individual, and the date!

NasdaqGS:DLTH Recent Insider Trading, December 14th 2019

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Insider Ownership of Duluth Holdings

Looking at the total insider shareholdings in a company can help to inform your view of whether they are well aligned with common shareholders. Usually, the higher the insider ownership, the more likely it is that insiders will be incentivised to build the company for the long term. It's great to see that Duluth Holdings insiders own 41% of the company, worth about US$136m. This kind of significant ownership by insiders does generally increase the chance that the company is run in the interest of all shareholders.

So What Do The Duluth Holdings Insider Transactions Indicate?

It's certainly positive to see the recent insider purchases. And an analysis of the transactions over the last year also gives us confidence. Once you factor in the high insider ownership, it certainly seems like insiders are positive about Duluth Holdings. Nice! Therefore, you should should definitely take a look at this FREE report showing analyst forecasts for Duluth Holdings.

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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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