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Have Insiders Sold CKP Products Limited (NSE:CKPPRODUCT) Shares Recently?

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Anyone interested in CKP Products Limited (NSE:CKPPRODUCT) should probably be aware that the Chairman of the Board, Prafulla Bhat, recently divested ₹9.4m worth of shares in the company, at an average price of ₹29.97 each. That sale was 13% of their holding, so it does make us raise an eyebrow.

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CKP Products Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

In fact, the recent sale by Prafulla Bhat was the biggest sale of CKP Products shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. So it's clear an insider wanted to take some cash off the table, even below the current price of ₹35.00. As a general rule we consider it to be discouraging when insiders are selling below the current price, because it suggests they were happy with a lower valuation. Please do note, however, that sellers may have a variety of reasons for selling, so we don't know for sure what they think of the stock price. It is worth noting that this sale was only 13% of Prafulla Bhat's holding.

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!

NSEI:CKPPRODUCT Recent Insider Trading, October 20th 2019

If you like to buy stocks that insiders are buying, rather than selling, then you might just love this free list of companies. (Hint: insiders have been buying them).

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. CKP Products insiders own about ₹99m worth of shares (which is 71% of the company). This kind of significant ownership by insiders does generally increase the chance that the company is run in the interest of all shareholders.

What Might The Insider Transactions At CKP Products Tell Us?

An insider hasn't bought CKP Products stock in the last three months, but there was some selling. Looking to the last twelve months, our data doesn't show any insider buying. It is good to see high insider ownership, but the insider selling leaves us cautious. Along with insider transactions, I recommend checking if CKP Products is growing revenue. This free chart of historic revenue and earnings should make that easy.

But note: CKP Products may not be the best stock to buy. So take a peek at this free list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

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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