A good number of Yellow Pages Limited (TSE:Y) insiders have sold shares over the past year, which doesn’t bode well for investors

A number of Yellow Pages Limited (TSE:Y) insiders have sold their shares over the past year, which may have raised concerns among investors. Knowing whether insiders are buying is generally more useful when evaluating insider trades, as insider selling can have a variety of explanations. However, when multiple insiders are selling shares over a specific length of time, shareholders should take heed, as this could possibly be a red flag.

Although we would never suggest that investors base their decisions solely on what a company’s directors have done, logic dictates that you pay attention to whether insiders are buying or selling shares.

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Yellow Pages insider trades in the past year

Although there have been no material insider trades in the last twelve months, it is still worth reviewing the trades.

Yellow Pages insiders haven’t bought any stocks in the past year. The chart below shows insider trading (by companies and individuals) over the past year. If you click on the chart, you can see all individual trades including stock price, individual and date!

TSX:Y Insider Trading Volume October 20, 2022

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Yellow Pages Insider Property

I like to look at how many shares insiders own in a company, to help me get a sense of how aligned they are with insiders. I think it’s a good sign if insiders have a significant number of shares in the company. According to our data, Yellow Pages insiders own about 1.0% of the stock, worth about C$2.5 million. We consider this to be fairly weak insider property.

What could insider trading on the yellow pages tell us?

It doesn’t really mean much that no insider has traded Yellow Pages stock in the last quarter. Our analysis of Yellow Pages insider trading leaves us unenthusiastic. And we don’t report enough insider ownership to reassure us. While we like to know what’s going on with insider ownership and trading, we also make sure to consider the risks a stock faces before making an investment decision. Every business has risks, and we’ve spotted 1 yellow pages warning sign you should know.

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For the purposes of this article, insiders are persons who report their transactions to the relevant regulatory body. We currently record open market transactions and private dispositions, but not derivative transactions.

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