Why insider trading matters?

When insiders buy shares on the open market, this can thus be regarded as a strong endorsement by those that know the company the best -- they are literally betting their own money on the company's future. Insider selling, however, is not necessarily meaningful in any way, as there is a range of reasons for insiders to liquidate (some) of the shares they own.

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Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (AIMT)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Biotechnology

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes product candidates for the treatment of peanut and other food allergies. Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. has a strategic collaboration with an affiliate of Nestle Health Science US Holdings, Inc. for the advancement of food allergy therapeutics; and clinical collaboration agreement with Regeneron Ireland Unlimited Company and Sanofi Biotechnology SAS to study AR101 with adjunctive dupilumab in peanut-allergic patients in a Phase II trial. The company was formerly known as Allergen Research Corporation and changed its name to Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. in May 2015.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-10-13 Societe des Produits Nestle S.A. 10%-Owner Buy 54,117,287 $34.50 $1,867,046,402 No
2020-04-22 Societe des Produits Nestle S.A. 10%-Owner Buy 1,525,634 $31.96 $200,002,049 No

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