This Insider Just Sold Shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc

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May 21, 2022
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GuruFocus data shows Eric Demarco, President & CEO of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. ( KTOS), on 2022-05-20. 0C000009PK.png

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 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's insider sale to determine if investors should be skeptical.

Trades by Eric Demarco

Eric Demarco sold 130000 shares over the last year.

Eric Demarco may have been selling the stock of their company over a 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.

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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?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's insider transactions history shows that there were 2 insider buys over the last year. In the meantime, there were 74 insider sales over that same period.

Eric Demarco isn't the only insider who has sold shares in recent months. Other company insiders have also been selling more than buying, which can be troubling for investors. We should remember that insiders can sell shares for many reasons. A high level of insider sales could indicate a negative sign or neutral, depending upon the motivation behind it.

Please note, the numbers and facts quoted are as of the writing of this article and may not factor in the latest trading data or company announcements.

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