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Have IntegraFin Holdings plc (LON:IHP) Insiders Been Selling Their Stock?

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We'd be surprised if IntegraFin Holdings plc (LON:IHP) shareholders haven't noticed that the Group Counsel, David Johnson, recently sold UK£386k worth of stock at UK£3.96 per share. On the bright side, that sale was only 8.6% of their holding, so we doubt it's very meaningful, on its own.

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IntegraFin Holdings Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

Over the last year, we can see that the biggest insider sale was by the Chief Operating Officer, Judith Davidson, for UK£839k worth of shares, at about UK£4.02 per share. That means that an insider was selling shares at around the current price of UK£3.94. While insider selling is a negative, to us, it is more negative if the shares are sold at a lower price. Given that the sale took place at around current prices, it makes us a little cautious but is hardly a major concern.

Over the last year, we note insiders sold 568147 shares worth UK£2.2m. IntegraFin Holdings insiders didn't buy any shares over the last year. The chart below shows insider transactions (by individuals) over the last year. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below!

LSE:IHP Recent Insider Trading, September 22nd 2019

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Insider Ownership of IntegraFin Holdings

Another way to test the alignment between the leaders of a company and other shareholders is to look at how many shares they own. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. IntegraFin Holdings insiders own about UK£512m worth of shares (which is 39% of the company). I like to see this level of insider ownership, because it increases the chances that management are thinking about the best interests of shareholders.

So What Does This Data Suggest About IntegraFin Holdings Insiders?

Insiders haven't bought IntegraFin Holdings 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. But since IntegraFin Holdings is profitable and growing, we're not too worried by this. The company boasts high insider ownership, but we're a little hesitant, given the history of share sales. Of course, the future is what matters most. So if you are interested in IntegraFin Holdings, you should check out this free report on analyst forecasts for the company.

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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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