Recent drop of 14% of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) stock could hit insiders who have purchased $2.5 million worth of stock over the past 12 months at an average purchase price of $5.86. This is not good because insiders invest based on the expectation that the money will appreciate over time. However, as a result of recent losses, the initial investment is now only US$1.1 million.
While we do not believe that shareholders should simply follow insider trading, we believe it is perfectly logical to monitor insider behavior.
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Barnes & Noble Education insider trading last year
Insider Zachary Levenick made the largest insider purchase in the last 12 months. His one transaction was $7.09 per share and he was $586,000 worth of shares. That is, the insider wanted to buy the stock even though the stock price was higher than he US$2.65 (recent price). It’s very likely that they regret the purchase, but they’re more likely to be bullish on the company. If they paid more than the current price, it’s generally more encouraging because it suggests they found value at a higher level as well.
In the past 12 months, insiders have purchased 433.04 thousand shares for US$2.5 million. However, insiders said he sold his 4.0 million shares worth US$30,000. Over the past 12 months, there have been more buys than sells by Barnes & Noble Education insiders. They paid about US$5.86 on average. These deals suggest that insiders find the current price attractive. Below is a visual depiction of insider trading (by companies and individuals) over the last 12 months. Clicking on the chart will show you all individual deals, such as stock, individual, and date.
There are always a lot of stocks being bought by insiders. If that suits your style, check out each stock one by one, or take a look at this one. freedom company list. (Hint: Insiders are buying).
Does Barnes & Noble Education boast a high insider ownership rate?
I like to look at how many shares an insider owns in a company to inform my view of how well insiders and insiders match up. Usually, the higher the insider’s ownership, the more likely the insider has an incentive to build the company over the long term. The insider owns his 22% stake in Barnes & Noble Education, worth approximately US$31 million. Certainly we’ve seen higher levels of insider ownership elsewhere, but these holdings are enough to suggest coordination between insiders and other shareholders.
So what does Barnes & Noble Education’s insider trading tell us?
The fact that Barnes & Noble Education has had no recent insider trading certainly doesn’t bother us. But insiders have shown more appetite for stocks this past year. The insider has stakes in his Barnes & Noble Education and their deal is not our concern. In addition to knowing about ongoing insider trading, it is useful to identify the risks facing Barnes & Noble Education. For example, Barnes & Noble Education two warning signs (and one you can’t ignore) you should know about.
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For the purposes of this article, an insider is an individual who reports a transaction to the relevant regulatory body. Currently, we consider open market transactions and private disposals, but not derivative transactions.
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