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Trade Alert: The President Of Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. (CVE:CSX), Gary Anderson, Has Just Spent CA$400k Buying Shares

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Investors who take an interest in Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. (CVE:CSX) should definitely note that the President, Gary Anderson, recently paid CA$0.25 per share to buy CA$400k worth of the stock. That's a very solid buy in our book, and increased their holding by a noteworthy 34%.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Clean Seed Capital Group

Notably, that recent purchase by Gary Anderson is the biggest insider purchase of Clean Seed Capital Group shares that we've seen in the last year. Although we like to see insider buying, we note that this large purchase was at significantly below the recent price of CA$0.36. While it does suggest insiders consider the stock undervalued at lower prices, this transaction doesn't tell us much about what they think of current prices.

While Clean Seed Capital Group insiders bought shares last year, they didn't sell. The average buy price was around CA$0.22. We don't deny that it is nice to see insiders buying stock in the company. However, we do note that they were buying at significantly lower prices than today's share price. 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!

TSXV:CSX Recent Insider Trading, March 8th 2020

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Insider Ownership of Clean Seed Capital Group

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. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. It appears that Clean Seed Capital Group insiders own 20% of the company, worth about CA$4.7m. We've certainly seen higher levels of insider ownership elsewhere, but these holdings are enough to suggest alignment between insiders and the other shareholders.

What Might The Insider Transactions At Clean Seed Capital Group Tell Us?

It is good to see recent purchasing. And an analysis of the transactions over the last year also gives us confidence. 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 Clean Seed Capital Group insiders are well aligned, and that they may think the share price is too low. In addition to knowing about insider transactions going on, it's beneficial to identify the risks facing Clean Seed Capital Group. Be aware that Clean Seed Capital Group is showing 6 warning signs in our investment analysis, and 1 of those is significant...

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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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