Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. insider (NASDAQ:AMD) cut its shares by 15% earlier this year

View confidential transactions for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc (NASDAQ:AMD ) we have seen that insiders have been net sellers over the last year. This means that a larger number of shares were sold by insiders compared to shares purchased.

While insider trading isn’t the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing, logic dictates that you should pay close attention to whether insiders are buying or selling shares.

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Advanced insider transactions involving micro devices over the past year

Over the last twelve months, the largest single sale by an insider occurred when insider Forrest Norrod sold US$4.1m of shares at a price of US$102 per share. We generally don’t like insider trading, but the lower the sale price, the more it concerns us. What’s encouraging is that this sale was made at a price well above the current share price of $82.67. So it may not shed much light on insider trust levels at current levels. Forrest Norrod was the only insider to sell in the last year.

You can see a visual representation of insider transactions (by companies and individuals) over the last 12 months below. If you want to know exactly who sold, for how much and when, just click on the chart below!

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Confidential Proprietary of Advanced Micro Devices

For an ordinary shareholder, it is worth checking how many shares the company’s insiders own. I think it’s a good sign if insiders own a significant number of shares of the company. Advanced Micro Devices insiders own approximately US$704m worth of shares (representing 0.5% of the company). This type of significant insider ownership generally increases the chance that the company will be managed in the interests of all shareholders.

So what does insider trading mean for advanced micro devices?

There have been no insider transactions in the last three months, and that doesn’t mean much. While we’re happy that Advanced Micro Devices has a lot of insider trading, we can’t say the same about the share sale. So while it’s worth knowing what insiders are doing in terms of buying or selling, it’s also worth knowing the risks a particular company faces. We found it on Simply Wall St 1 warning sign for Advanced Micro Devices that deserve your attention before purchasing any shares.

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For the purposes of this article, insiders are individuals who report their transactions to the appropriate regulatory authority. We currently include open market transactions and private dispositions, but not derivatives transactions.

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