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Multiple insiders bought Talisker Resources Ltd. (TSE:TSK) stock earlier this year, a positive sign for shareholders

Generally, when a single insider buys stock, it is usually not a big deal. However, when several insiders are buying, like in the case of Talisker Resources Ltd. (TSE:TSK), it sends a favourable message to the company's shareholders.

While insider transactions are not the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing, we would consider it foolish to ignore insider transactions altogether.

Check out our latest analysis for Talisker Resources

Talisker Resources 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.

Talisker Resources insiders may have bought shares in the last year, but they didn't sell any. Their average price was about CA$0.27. These transactions suggest that insiders have considered the current price of CA$0.16 attractive. 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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Talisker Resources Insiders Bought Stock Recently

We saw some Talisker Resources insider buying shares in the last three months. President Terence Harbort purchased CA$20k worth of shares in that period. It's good to see the insider buying, as well as the lack of recent sellers. However, in this case the amount invested recently is quite small.

Insider Ownership

I like to look at how many shares insiders own in a company, to help inform my view of how aligned they are with insiders. We usually like to see fairly high levels of insider ownership. Based on our data, Talisker Resources insiders have about 4.4% of the stock, worth approximately CA$2.7m. We consider this fairly low insider ownership.

So What Do The Talisker Resources Insider Transactions Indicate?

We note a that there has been a bit of insider buying recently (but no selling). That said, the purchases were not large. But insiders have shown more of an appetite for the stock, over the last year. While we have no worries about the insider transactions, we'd be more comfortable if they owned more Talisker Resources stock. So these insider transactions can help us build a thesis about the stock, but it's also worthwhile knowing the risks facing this company. Every company has risks, and we've spotted 4 warning signs for Talisker Resources (of which 2 are a bit concerning!) you should know about.

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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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