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Trade Alert: The Founder and Consultant Of Skyworth Group Limited (HKG:751), Wang Sang Wong, Has Just Spent CN¥11m Buying Shares

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Those following along with Skyworth Group Limited (HKG:751) will no doubt be intrigued by the recent purchase of shares by Wang Sang Wong, Founder and Consultant of the company, who spent a stonking CN¥11m on stock at an average price of CN¥2.00. While that only increased their holding size by 0.4%, it is still a big swing by our standards.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Skyworth Group

Notably, that recent purchase by Founder and Consultant Wang Sang Wong was not the only time they bought Skyworth Group shares this year. Earlier in the year, they paid HK$2.00 per share in a HK$11m purchase. That means that an insider was happy to buy shares at around the current price of HK$2.01. Of course they may have changed their mind. But this suggests they are optimistic. We do always like to see insider buying, but it is worth noting if those purchases were made at well below today's share price, as the discount to value may have narrowed with the rising price. The good news for Skyworth Group share holders is that insiders were buying at near the current price.

Skyworth Group 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. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!

SEHK:751 Recent Insider Trading, September 25th 2019

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Insider Ownership of Skyworth Group

For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. Usually, the higher the insider ownership, the more likely it is that insiders will be incentivised to build the company for the long term. Skyworth Group insiders own 41% of the company, currently worth about HK$2.5b based on the recent share price. Most shareholders would be happy to see this sort of insider ownership, since it suggests that management incentives are well aligned with other shareholders.

So What Do The Skyworth Group 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. When combined with notable insider ownership, these factors suggest Skyworth Group 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 Skyworth Group, 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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