The recent 15% drop in Emplicure AB (publ)’s (STO:EMPLI) stock could come as a blow to insiders who purchased kr114k worth of stock at an average buy price of kr2.23 over the past 12 months. This is not good as insiders invest based on expectations that their money will appreciate over time. However, as a result of recent losses, their original investment is now worth only kr38k. Although we don’t think shareholders should simply follow insider transactions, we do think it is perfectly logical to keep tabs on what insiders are doing. See our latest analysis for Emplicure Emplicure Insider Transactions Over The Last Year While there weren’t any large insider transactions in the last twelve months, it’s still worth looking at the trading. Ingemar Kihlstrom bought a total of 51.07k shares over the year at an average price of kr2.23. The chart below shows insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last year. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much, and when, simply click on the graph below! OM:EMPLI Insider Trading Volume January 28th 2023 Emplicure is not the only stock insiders are buying. So take a peek at this free list of growing companies with insider buying. Does Emplicure Boast High Insider Ownership? For a common shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares are held by company insiders. A high insider ownership often makes company leadership more mindful of shareholder interests. It’s great to see that Emplicure insiders own 44% of the company, worth about kr8.7m. Most shareholders would be happy to see this sort of insider ownership, since it suggests that management incentives are well aligned with other shareholders. What Might The Insider Transactions At Emplicure Tell Us? The fact that there have been no Emplicure insider transactions recently certainly doesn’t bother us. But insiders have shown more of an appetite for the stock over the last year. Judging from their transactions, and high insider ownership, Empliture insiders feel good about the company’s future. 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 Emplicure (including 3 which make us uncomfortable). Of course Emplicure may not be the best stock to buy. So you may wish to see this free collection of high quality companies. 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.Valuation is complex, but we’re helping make it simple.Find out whether Emplicure is potentially over or undervalued by checking out our comprehensive analysis, which includes fair value estimates , risks and warnings, dividends, insider transactions and financial health. View the Free Analysis Have feedback on this article? Concerned about the content? Get in touch with us directly. Alternatively, email editorial-team (at) simplywallst.com. 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.