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Jean-Paul Mindermann Is The Business Area President of Industrial Solutions of Trelleborg AB (publ) (STO:TREL B) And They Just Spent kr154k On Shares

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Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Trelleborg AB (publ) (STO:TREL B) Business Area President of Industrial Solutions, Jean-Paul Mindermann, recently bought kr154k worth of stock, for kr103 per share. While we're hesitant to get too excited about a purchase of that size, we do note it increased their holding by a solid 25%.

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Trelleborg Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

While no particular insider transaction stood out, we can still look at the overall trading.

Happily, we note that in the last year insiders paid kr656k for 5.00k shares. On the other hand they divested 1000 shares, for kr139k. In total, Trelleborg insiders bought more than they sold over the last year. You can see a visual depiction of insider transactions (by individuals) over the last 12 months, below. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!

OM:TREL B Recent Insider Trading March 30th 2020

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Insider Ownership

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. I reckon it's a good sign if insiders own a significant number of shares in the company. From looking at our data, insiders own kr25m worth of Trelleborg stock, about 0.09% of the company. However, it's possible that insiders might have an indirect interest through a more complex structure. We consider this fairly low insider ownership.

So What Do The Trelleborg Insider Transactions Indicate?

The recent insider purchase is heartening. We also take confidence from the longer term picture of insider transactions. However, we note that the company didn't make a profit over the last twelve months, which makes us cautious. When combined with notable insider ownership, these factors suggest Trelleborg insiders are well aligned, and that they may think the share price is too low. 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. For instance, we've identified 3 warning signs for Trelleborg (1 can't be ignored) you should be aware of.

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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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