Even if it's not a huge purchase, we think it was good to see that Love Amcoff, the Employee Representative Director of Biotage AB (STO:BIOT) recently shelled out kr125k to buy stock, at kr125 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 45%.
The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Biotage
While no particular insider transaction stood out, we can still look at the overall trading.
Biotage insiders may have bought shares in the last year, but they didn't sell any. You can see a visual depiction of insider transactions (by individuals) over the last 12 months, below. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below!
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Insider Ownership of Biotage
For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. It appears that Biotage insiders own 3.9% of the company, worth about kr318m. This level of insider ownership is good but just short of being particularly stand-out. It certainly does suggest a reasonable degree of alignment.
What Might The Insider Transactions At Biotage Tell Us?
It's certainly positive to see the recent insider purchase. And an analysis of the transactions over the last year also gives us confidence. When combined with notable insider ownership, these factors suggest Biotage insiders are well aligned, and quite possibly think the share price is too low. Looks promising! Of course, the future is what matters most. So if you are interested in Biotage, you should check out this free report on analyst forecasts for the company.
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