AeroVironment Insiders Are Buying. Should You?

In the following video, Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos discusses unmanned aircraft systems maker AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV  ) and tells investors what's behind the recent spate of insider stock buys at the company. Fears of major defense spending cuts on the horizon have put a lot of selling pressure on the stock in recent months. Could these buys be a good sign? Blake gives us his take on whether this signals a buy.

Editor's Note: In the video below Motley Fool Analyst Blake Bos states no insiders have made open market purchases. This statement was incorrect, Director Arnold L. Fishman purchased 50,000 shares in the month of April on the open market. This could be viewed as a positive sign for the company, as a key insider is accumulating shares on the open market. The Motley Fool regrets and apologizes for this error. 

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  • Report this Comment On May 06, 2013, at 6:42 PM, tossemail wrote:

    Where do they dig up these fools who don't bother to do their homework!?

    1. Only 1 insider has done any buying - Director Fishman!

    2. He did make OPEN MARKET PURCHASES!

    micro

  • Report this Comment On May 07, 2013, at 11:00 PM, TMFBos wrote:

    @tossemail

    Apologies for that error, We'll get it fixed right away. It looks like he did purchase 50,000 shares on the open market from April 5th to the 16th, along with a derivatives exercise. Thanks for keeping me honest.

    Cheers,

    Blake

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