Vicon Industries Inc. (NYSEMKT:VII) is Attracting Smart Money

In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Vicon Industries Inc. (NYSEMKT:VII) reported that Gray Martin D has picked up 467,182 of common stock as of 2017-02-01.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Gray Martin D to a total of 467,182 representing a 4.997% stake in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, Vicon Industries, Inc. develops video management software. The Company designs, assembles and markets a range of video systems and system components, including cameras, network video servers/recorders, encoders and mass storage units, which are used in security, surveillance, safety and control applications. Its product line consists of various elements of a video system, including cameras for image capture, stand-alone network video management system software and various video recording, storage, management, and output devices and peripherals. It also sells and/or produces other video system components, such as video encoders, decoders and monitors, camera lenses, housings and mounts, matrix video switchers and controls and various video transmission devices. Its focus is on the design of network video systems that it produces and sells around the world to authorized dealers, system integrators, government entities and security products distributors.

A glance at Vicon Industries Inc. (NYSEMKT:VII)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 5.80 million based on 9.35 million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $0.600 per share.

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

Specifically, on 2014-12-22, Fullerton picked up 30,000 at a purchase price of $1.67. This brings their total holding to 230,000 as of the date of the filing.

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Roche unload 1,900 shares at a sale price of $0.79. This brings their total holding to 67,071.

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 Vicon Industries Inc. (NYSEMKT:VII) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.

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