Trade Alert: The Independent Director Of Enlabs AB (publ) (STO:NLAB), Ludwig Pettersson, Has Just Spent €577k Buying Shares

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Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Enlabs AB (publ) (STO:NLAB) Independent Director, Ludwig Pettersson, recently bought kr577k worth of stock, for kr21.49 per share. However, we do note that it only increased their holding by 6.4%, and it wasn’t a huge purchase by absolute value, either.

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Enlabs Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

In fact, the recent purchase by Ludwig Pettersson was the biggest purchase of Enlabs shares made by an insider individual in the last twelve months, according to our records. So it’s clear an insider wanted to buy, at around the current price, which is kr21.60. That means they have been optimistic about the company in the past, though they may have changed their mind. While we always like to see insider buying, it’s less meaningful if the purchases were made at much lower prices, as the opportunity they saw may have passed. In this case we’re pleased to report that the insider bought shares at close to current prices. Ludwig Pettersson was the only individual insider to buy over the 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:NLAB Recent Insider Trading, February 24th 2020

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Insider Ownership

Many investors like to check how much of a company is owned by 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. It appears that Enlabs insiders own 19% of the company, worth about kr262m. 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 Enlabs Tell Us?

It is good to see the recent insider purchase. And an analysis of the transactions over the last year also gives us confidence. Along with the high insider ownership, this analysis suggests that insiders are quite bullish about Enlabs. Looks promising! Therefore, you should should definitely take a look at this FREE report showing analyst forecasts for Enlabs.

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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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