Why insider trading matters?

Numerous studies have examined whether there is evidence that U.S. insiders systematically trade on private information despite the legal deterrence. The consensus appears to be that insider purchases (but not sales) tend to be followed by positive abnormal stock price performance, particularly for small growth stocks.

- Prof. B. Espen Eckbo, Dartmouth College
AMETEK INC/ (AME)
Sector: Industrials; Industry: Specialty Industrial Machinery

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. The company's EIG segment offers advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, automation, and food and beverage industries; and instruments to the laboratory equipment, ultra-precision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets. This segment also operates a network of aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-03-28 AMATO THOMAS A Director Sell 615 $133.03 $81,814 No
2022-03-25 Conti Anthony James Director Sell 5,160 $133.37 $688,186 Yes
2022-02-28 Kohlhagen Steven W Director Sell 4,000 $129.28 $517,135 No
2021-12-02 Kohlhagen Steven W Director Sell 3,000 $138.52 $415,560 No
2021-11-16 CHANDY RUBY R Director Sell 1,802 $141.90 $255,695 Yes
2021-11-16 MONTGOMERY THOMAS M SR. VP. - COMPTROLLER Sell 5,000 $142.12 $710,578 No
2021-11-16 Marecic Thomas C PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 24,310 $140.77 $3,422,140 Yes
2021-11-12 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 111,370 $139.27 $15,510,087 Yes
2021-11-04 CHANDY RUBY R Director Sell 1,930 $140.31 $270,800 Yes
2021-11-03 Burke William Joseph Executive VP - CFO Sell 22,480 $140.04 $3,148,200 Yes
2021-11-03 Hardin John Wesley PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 27,750 $140.00 $3,885,000 Yes
2021-11-03 EGINTON WILLIAM D SENIOR VP-CORP. DEVELOPMENT Sell 27,337 $139.82 $3,822,235 Yes
2021-06-07 Burke William Joseph Executive VP - CFO Sell 2,700 $138.04 $372,696 Yes
2021-06-03 Oscher Ronald J CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER Sell 39,650 $136.76 $5,422,467 Yes
2021-05-14 CIAMPITTI TONY J PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 46,476 $134.48 $6,249,934 Yes
2021-05-05 AMATO THOMAS A Director Sell 1,130 $136.59 $154,344 No
2021-03-29 Oscher Ronald J CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER Sell 13,000 $126.77 $1,648,065 Yes
2021-03-26 Marecic Thomas C PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 19,240 $125.70 $2,418,548 Yes
2021-03-25 Conti Anthony James Director Sell 740 $121.43 $89,858 Yes
2021-03-16 Hardin John Wesley PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 4,148 $124.00 $514,352 No
2020-09-08 VARET ELIZABETH R Director Sell 2,800 $97.93 $274,205 No
2020-12-28 MONTGOMERY THOMAS M SR. VP. - COMPTROLLER Sell 6,130 $120.25 $737,109 Yes
2020-12-22 Hardin John Wesley PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 20,530 $118.15 $2,425,599 Yes
2020-12-23 Burke William Joseph Executive VP - CFO Sell 23,040 $118.59 $2,732,249 Yes
2020-12-21 Burke William Joseph Executive VP - CFO Sell 1,960 $118.53 $232,326 Yes
2020-12-21 Hardin John Wesley PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 3,800 $118.51 $450,349 Yes
2020-12-15 CIAMPITTI TONY J PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 14,072 $118.00 $1,660,496 Yes
2020-12-15 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 83,040 $117.72 $9,775,635 Yes
2020-12-09 EGINTON WILLIAM D SENIOR VP-CORP. DEVELOPMENT Sell 17,824 $118.56 $2,113,159 Yes
2020-11-11 Conti Anthony James Director Sell 3,000 $116.75 $350,255 Yes

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