GuruFocus data shows that Sekar Kathiresan, CEO of Verve Therapeutics Inc ( NA:VERV), sold 48.693 shares on December 28, 2021.
Insiders selling shares can cause investors concern. This could indicate that insiders have become bearish about the shares of their company's stock. Investors should pay close attention to insiders' ability to determine the company's value. We will take a closer look at Verve Therapeutics Inc's insider sale to determine if investors should be skeptical.
Sekar Kathiresan trades
Sekar Kathiresan sold 162,693 shares over the last year.
Sekar Kathiresan may have been selling the stock of their company over a more long-term. Contrary to what was expected, this could be a good sign for stock. Insiders selling frequently could indicate that their company has a large number of stock options for executives. Executives will sell some shares to raise cash. It is possible, however, that insiders became more bearish about the stock. Insider selling should not be taken lightly by investors.
Trends from the inside
One insider selling doesn't necessarily mean other insiders have a bearish view of the stock. Is the stock being sold by other insiders? Or have top company executives and owners bought more recently?
Verve Therapeutics Inc's insider transactions history shows that there were 8 insider buys over the last year. During the same period, 3 insider sales were also recorded.
Since this is a sign of a positive trend, we like to see insiders buying more than they are selling. Investors may not be concerned if more insiders buy the stock than they sell it.
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