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
AMGEN INC (AMGN)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Drug Manufacturers—General

Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers human therapeutics worldwide. It focuses on inflammation, oncology/hematology, bone health, cardiovascular disease, nephrology and neuroscience areas. It also markets other products in various markets, including Nplate, Vectibix, Repatha, Parsabiv, BLINCYTO, Aimovig, NEUPOGEN, Otezla, AMGEVITA, KANJINTI, EVENITY, IMLYGIC, MVASI, and Corlanor. The company has collaboration agreements with Novartis; UCB; Bayer HealthCare LLC; BeiGene, Ltd.; QIAGEN N.V.; and Adaptive Biotechnologies.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2019-08-30 Patton Cynthia M SVP & CCO Sell 13,426 $208.07 $2,793,510 Yes
2018-11-29 Patton Cynthia M SVP & CCO Sell 1,777 $202.88 $360,520 Yes
2017-05-24 Patton Cynthia M SVP & CCO Sell 2,922 $154.40 $451,164 No
2015-06-02 Patton Cynthia M SVP & CCO Sell 4,530 $157.06 $711,482 No
2014-08-05 Patton Cynthia M SVP & CCO Sell 2,644 $127.97 $338,358 Yes
2013-05-16 Patton Cynthia M SVP & CCO Sell 3,544 $105.01 $372,148 Yes

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