In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) that Caledonia (private) Investments Pty Ltd. has picked up 12,072,257 of common stock as of 2017-07-11.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Caledonia (private) Investments Pty Ltd to a total of 12,072,257 representing a 13.00% stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, TrueCar, Inc. is an Internet-based information, technology, and communication services company. The Company has a data-driven online platform, which features market data and analytics. The Company-branded platform is available on its TrueCar Website and mobile applications. It customizes and operates its platform on a co-branded basis for its affinity group marketing partners, including financial institutions, membership-based organizations, and employee buying programs for a range of enterprises. The Company enables users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, and to connect with its network of TrueCar Certified Dealers. Its network of over 13,000 TrueCar Certified Dealers consists primarily of new car franchises, as well as independent dealers selling used vehicles. Its subsidiary, ALG, Inc., provides forecasts and consulting services regarding determination of the residual value of an automobile at given future points in time.
A glance at TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of $1.98 Billion based on $92.89 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $20.77 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2016-03-09, Claus picked up 5,000 at a purchase price of $5.70. This brings their total holding to 80,000 as of the date of the filing.
On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Upfront unload 34,536 shares at a sale price of $15.72. This brings their total holding to 104,861.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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