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Insider Buying: The Money3 Corporation Limited (ASX:MNY) Chairman Just Bought AU$51k Worth Of Shares

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Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Money3 Corporation Limited (ASX:MNY) Chairman, Stuart Robertson, recently bought AU$51k worth of stock, for AU$0.72 per share. That might not be a big purchase but it only increased their holding by 9.6%, and could be interpreted as a good sign.

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Money3 Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

In fact, the recent purchase by Stuart Robertson was the biggest purchase of Money3 shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. Although we like to see insider buying, we note that this large purchase was at significantly below the recent price of AU$0.97. While it does suggest insiders consider the stock undervalued at lower prices, this transaction doesn't tell us much about what they think of current prices.

While Money3 insiders bought shares last year, they didn't sell. The average buy price was around AU$0.87. Although they bought at below the recent price of AU$0.97 per share, it is good to see that insiders are willing to invest in the company. You can see a visual depiction of insider transactions (by individuals) over the last 12 months, below. If you click on the chart, you can see all the individual transactions, including the share price, individual, and the date!

ASX:MNY Recent Insider Trading, March 25th 2020

Money3 is not the only stock insiders are buying. So take a peek at this free list of growing companies with insider buying.

Does Money3 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. Insiders own 11% of Money3 shares, worth about AU$18m. 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 Money3 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. Insiders likely see value in Money3 shares, given these transactions (along with notable insider ownership of the company). While we like knowing what's going on with the insider's ownership and transactions, we make sure to also consider what risks are facing a stock before making any investment decision. Every company has risks, and we've spotted 3 warning signs for Money3 you should know about.

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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