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
Apollo Global Management, Inc. (APO)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Asset Management

Apollo Global Management, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm launches and manages hedge funds for its clients. It also manages real estate funds and private equity funds for its clients. The firm invests in the fixed income and alternative investment markets across the globe. The firm's private equity investments include traditional buyouts, recapitalization, distressed buyouts and debt investments in real estate, corporate partner buyouts, distressed asset, corporate carve-outs, middle market, growth capital, turnaround, bridge, corporate restructuring, special situation, acquisition, and industry consolidation transactions. The firm seeks to invest in chemicals, commodities, consumer and retail, oil and gas, metals, mining, agriculture, commodities, distribution and transportation, financial and business services, manufacturing and industrial, media distribution, cable, entertainment and leisure, telecom, technology, natural resources, energy, packaging and materials, and satellite and wireless industries. It employs a combination of contrarian, value, and distressed strategies to make its investments. The firm seeks to invest in companies with Enterprise value between $200 million to $2.5 billion. It seeks to acquire minority and majority positions in its portfolio companies. The firm was formally know as Apollo Global Management, LLC.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-02-12 HARRIS JOSHUA Co-Founder Sell 194,848 $51.21 $9,978,224 Yes
2021-02-11 KLEINMAN SCOTT Co-President Sell 4,000 $52.01 $208,034 No
2021-02-10 Zelter James C Co-President Sell 658 $51.76 $34,058 No
2021-02-10 HARRIS JOSHUA Co-Founder Sell 601,507 $51.18 $30,785,535 Yes
2021-02-08 Zelter James C Co-President Sell 49,842 $51.02 $2,542,912 No
2021-02-05 HARRIS JOSHUA Co-Founder Sell 725,664 $50.45 $36,610,393 Yes
2021-02-03 Kelly Martin Chief Financial Officer Sell 7,200 $50.07 $360,510 No
2021-02-03 KLEINMAN SCOTT Co-President Sell 122,300 $50.15 $6,133,920 No
2021-01-27 HARRIS JOSHUA Co-Founder Sell 10,972 $50.00 $548,649 Yes
2021-01-27 KLEINMAN SCOTT Co-President Sell 2,700 $50.00 $135,009 No
2021-01-27 Kelly Martin Chief Financial Officer Sell 2,800 $50.01 $140,026 No
2020-12-16 Kelly Martin Chief Financial Officer Sell 20,000 $49.10 $982,050 No
2020-08-06 Kelly Martin Chief Financial Officer Sell 20,000 $49.43 $988,556 No
2020-07-31 Kelly Martin Chief Financial Officer Sell 10,000 $48.96 $489,592 No
2020-06-03 Civale Anthony Co-Chief Operating Officer Sell 182,953 $50.08 $9,162,762 No
2020-05-28 Civale Anthony Co-Chief Operating Officer Sell 135,000 $47.53 $6,416,202 No
2020-05-14 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 385,910 $41.52 $16,023,635 No
2020-05-12 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 987,330 $44.64 $44,071,863 No
2020-05-07 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 532,226 $41.64 $22,162,556 No
2020-05-04 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 215,060 $40.71 $8,754,407 No
2020-04-29 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 575,343 $41.41 $23,826,863 No
2020-04-09 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 85,679 $40.21 $3,445,495 No
2020-03-20 DUCEY MICHAEL E Director Buy 2,185 $26.99 $58,973 No
2020-03-05 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 430,383 $42.95 $18,484,503 No
2020-03-02 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 679,713 $42.43 $28,840,971 No
2020-02-26 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 145,388 $44.22 $6,428,565 No
2020-02-21 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 252,352 $46.51 $11,737,801 No
2020-02-20 Civale Anthony Co-Chief Operating Officer Sell 162,688 $46.59 $7,580,120 No
2020-02-12 Civale Anthony Co-Chief Operating Officer Sell 1,760 $47.02 $82,748 No
2020-02-12 ROWAN MARC J Senior Managing Director Sell 28,950 $46.89 $1,357,446 No

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