It may not be a big deal, but Transalta Renewables Co., Ltd. (TSE:RNW) Susan Ward, an independent director of the company, recently purchased shares worth CA$66,000 at CA$14.24 per share. That said, it was only a small percentage increase in stock holdings and not a large purchase in absolute terms.
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Insider trading at TransAlta Renewables in the last 12 months
Notably, the recent purchase by Susan Ward is the largest insider purchase of TransAlta Renewables stock we’ve seen in the last year. So it’s clear that insiders wanted to buy, even at a price higher than the current stock price ($13.94 CAD). Their views may have changed since then, but at least it shows they were optimistic at the time. In our view, the price an insider pays for a stock is very important. It’s encouraging to see insiders paying more than the current stock price. Susan Ward said she was the only individual insider to buy shares in the last 12 months.
The chart below shows insider trading (by company and individual) over the past year. If you want to know exactly who sold, how much and when, click the chart below.
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Does TransAlta Renewables boast high insider ownership?
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. High insider ownership often leads company management to pay more attention to the interests of shareholders. From our data, the insider only owns approximately C$558,000 worth of his TransAlta Renewables shares. There is always the possibility that something is missing, but our data suggests that insider ownership is minimal.
What does this data tell us about TransAlta Renewables Insiders?
Recent insider purchases are reassuring. Also, the analysis of last year’s trading gives confidence. The slight downside we see in this analysis is that (overall) insider ownership is fairly low. Their deal suggests they are very positive about his TransAlta Renewables stake. We want to know what’s going on with insider ownership and trading, but we also try to consider the risks facing the stock before making any investment decision.Our analysis shows 3 warning signs for TransAlta Renewables (1 cannot be ignored!) We highly recommend checking them before investing.
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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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