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Insider Buying: The Firm Capital Property Trust (CVE:FCD.UN) Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer Just Bought CA$1.2m Worth Of Shares

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Firm Capital Property Trust (CVE:FCD.UN) shareholders (or potential shareholders) will be happy to see that the Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Eli Dadouch, recently bought a whopping CA$1.2m worth of stock, at a price of CA$6.40. That increased their holding by a full 59%, which arguably implies the sort of confidence required for a shy sweet-natured nerd to ask the most popular kid in the school to go out on a date.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Firm Capital Property Trust

In fact, the recent purchase by Eli Dadouch was the biggest purchase of Firm Capital Property Trust 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 CA$6.73 per share to be enticing. Of course they may have changed their mind. But this suggests they are optimistic. While we always like to see insider buying, it's less meaningful if the purchases were made at much lower prices, as the opportunity they saw may have passed. In this case we're pleased to report that the insider purchases were made at close to current prices.

In the last twelve months Firm Capital Property Trust insiders were buying shares, but not selling. You can see the insider transactions (by 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!

TSXV:FCD.UN Recent Insider Trading, December 22nd 2019

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Insider Ownership of Firm Capital Property Trust

I like to look at how many shares insiders own in a company, to help inform my view of how aligned they are with insiders. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. From our data, it seems that Firm Capital Property Trust insiders own 4.6% of the company, worth about CA$9.5m. We do generally prefer see higher levels of insider ownership.

What Might The Insider Transactions At Firm Capital Property Trust Tell Us?

It's certainly positive to see the recent insider purchases. And the longer term insider transactions also give us confidence. We would certainly prefer see higher levels of insider ownership but analysis of the insider transactions suggests that Firm Capital Property Trust insiders are expecting a bright future. If you are like me, you may want to think about whether this company will grow or shrink. Luckily, you can check this free report showing analyst forecasts for its future.

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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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