Insider Buying: Readboy Education Holding Executive Director & Deputy GM of Readboy Technology Bought CN¥417k Of Shares

Simply Wall St ·  Jan 16 17:35

Even if it's not a huge purchase, we think it was good to see that Zhilan Liu, the Executive Director & Deputy GM of Readboy Technology of Readboy Education Holding Company Limited (HKG:2385) recently shelled out HK$417k to buy stock, at HK$6.44 per share. Nevertheless, it only increased their shareholding by a minuscule percentage, and it wasn't a massive purchase by absolute value, either.

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The Last 12 Months Of Insider Transactions At Readboy Education Holding

Notably, that recent purchase by Zhilan Liu is the biggest insider purchase of Readboy Education Holding shares that we've seen in the last year. That implies that an insider found the current price of HK$6.73 per share to be enticing. That means they have been optimistic about the company in the past, though they may have changed their mind. If someone buys shares at well below current prices, it's a good sign on balance, but keep in mind they may no longer see value. Happily, the Readboy Education Holding insiders decided to buy shares at close to current prices.

While Readboy Education Holding insiders bought shares during the last year, they didn't sell. You can see the insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year depicted in the chart below. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below!

SEHK:2385 Insider Trading Volume January 16th 2024

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Does Readboy Education Holding Boast High Insider Ownership?

Looking at the total insider shareholdings in a company can help to inform your view of whether they are well aligned with common shareholders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Readboy Education Holding insiders own 74% of the company, currently worth about HK$1.7b based on the recent share price. I like to see this level of insider ownership, because it increases the chances that management are thinking about the best interests of shareholders.

So What Does This Data Suggest About Readboy Education Holding Insiders?

It's certainly positive 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 Readboy Education Holding. One for the watchlist, at least! So these insider transactions can help us build a thesis about the stock, but it's also worthwhile knowing the risks facing this company. In terms of investment risks, we've identified 1 warning sign with Readboy Education Holding and understanding this should be part of your investment process.

But note: Readboy Education Holding may not be the best stock to buy. So take a peek at this free list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

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 of direct interests only, but not derivative transactions or indirect interests.

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