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Trade Alert: The Non-Executive Director Of Flexiroam Limited (ASX:FRX), Stephen Picton, Has Just Spent AU$451k Buying A Few More Shares

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Investors who take an interest in Flexiroam Limited (ASX:FRX) should definitely note that the Non-Executive Director, Stephen Picton, recently paid AU$0.038 per share to buy AU$451k worth of the stock. However, it only increased shareholding by a small percentage, and it wasn't a huge purchase by absolute value, either.

View our latest analysis for Flexiroam

Flexiroam Insider Transactions Over The Last Year

Over the last year, we can see that the biggest insider purchase was by insider Yip Ng Kay for AU$1m worth of shares, at about AU$0.04 per share. We do like to see buying, but this purchase was made at well below the current price of AU$0.049. Because it occurred at a lower valuation, it doesn't tell us much about whether insiders might find today's price attractive.

In the last twelve months insiders purchased 45.41m shares for AU$1.8m. On the other hand they divested 12.80m shares, for AU$606k. In the last twelve months there was more buying than selling by Flexiroam insiders. You can see a visual depiction of insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last 12 months, below. By clicking on the graph below, you can see the precise details of each insider transaction!

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Flexiroam is not the only stock that insiders are buying. For those who like to find winning investments this free list of growing companies with recent insider purchasing, could be just the ticket.

Insider Ownership

Many investors like to check how much of a company is owned by insiders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Flexiroam insiders own about AU$19m worth of shares (which is 61% of the company). Most shareholders would be happy to see this sort of insider ownership, since it suggests that management incentives are well aligned with other shareholders.

So What Do The Flexiroam Insider Transactions Indicate?

It's certainly positive to see the recent insider purchases. And the longer term insider transactions also give us confidence. But on the other hand, the company made a loss during the last year, which makes us a little cautious. Once you factor in the high insider ownership, it certainly seems like insiders are positive about Flexiroam. Nice! So while it's helpful to know what insiders are doing in terms of buying or selling, it's also helpful to know the risks that a particular company is facing. To that end, you should learn about the 5 warning signs we've spotted with Flexiroam (including 1 which is concerning).

If you would prefer to check out another company -- one with potentially superior financials -- then do not miss this free list of interesting companies, that have HIGH return on equity 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, but not derivative transactions.

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This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. We provide commentary based on historical data and analyst forecasts only using an unbiased methodology and our articles are not intended to be financial advice. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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