Randolph Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:RNDB) is Attracting Smart Money

In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Randolph Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:RNDB) reported that Randolph Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan has picked up 469,498 of common stock as of 2017-02-08.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Randolph Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan to a total of 469,498 representing a 8% stake in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, Randolph Bancorp, Inc. is a Massachusetts-chartered mutual holding company and the parent company of Randolph Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company is engaged in the retail mortgage banking business, which includes origination, secondary marketing and servicing of residential mortgage loans. It provides mortgage financing to borrowers for purchase money and refinance transactions for one- to four-family residential properties. The Bank’s business consists of accepting deposits from the general public and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, commercial and industrial loans, construction loans, consumer loans and investment securities.

A glance at Randolph Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:RNDB)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 87.96 million based on 5.87 million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $15.00 per share.

Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.

Specifically, on 2016-12-13, Thaxter picked up 2,650 at a purchase price of $14.75. This brings their total holding to 2,650 as of the date of the filing.

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 Randolph Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:RNDB) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.

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