Why insider trading matters?

Insiders might sell their shares for any number of reasons, but they buy them for only one: they think the price will rise.

- Peter Lynch
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
2021-11-12 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 111,370 $139.27 $15,510,087 Yes
2020-12-15 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 83,040 $117.72 $9,775,635 Yes
2020-08-14 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 44,740 $100.87 $4,513,045 Yes
2019-06-11 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 58,760 $86.35 $5,073,926 Yes
2019-02-19 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 31,200 $78.80 $2,458,538 Yes
2017-12-11 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 25,965 $71.77 $1,863,578 Yes
2017-02-14 ZAPICO DAVID A CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 30,000 $53.37 $1,601,232 Yes
2015-05-15 ZAPICO DAVID A EXECUTIVE VP & COO Sell 52,074 $55.06 $2,867,382 Yes
2013-09-26 ZAPICO DAVID A EXECUTIVE VP & COO Sell 50,000 $46.05 $2,302,580 Yes
2012-11-27 ZAPICO DAVID A PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 56,047 $36.99 $2,073,324 Yes
2012-05-02 ZAPICO DAVID A PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 38,580 $50.90 $1,963,834 Yes
2011-06-30 ZAPICO DAVID A PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 53,167 $44.93 $2,388,585 Yes
2010-12-02 ZAPICO DAVID A PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 22,815 $60.90 $1,389,454 Yes
2010-09-08 ZAPICO DAVID A PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 60,832 $45.07 $2,741,868 Yes
2008-05-12 ZAPICO DAVID A PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Sell 32,500 $50.01 $1,625,204 Yes

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