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
AMERICAN EXPRESS CO (AXP)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Credit Services

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services worldwide. Its products and services include payment and financing products; network services; expense management products and services; and lifestyle services. It sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through mobile and online applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house sales teams, and direct response advertising. American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-11-24 Marrs Anna Group Pres., GCS and CFR Sell 26,094 $171.22 $4,467,815 Yes
2021-08-02 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Vice Chairman and CFO Sell 74,677 $170.48 $12,731,019 Yes
2021-06-17 Seeger Laureen Chief Legal Officer Sell 20,625 $165.44 $3,412,248 Yes
2021-06-09 Joabar Raymond Grp. Pres., GMNS Sell 10,000 $164.03 $1,640,300 Yes
2021-04-30 Pickett Denise Pres., GSG and TLS Sell 5,260 $153.11 $805,359 Yes
2021-03-09 Buckminster Douglas E. Grp Pres, Glb Consumer Svcs Sell 32,833 $146.08 $4,796,344 Yes
2021-03-05 Williams Anre D Group Pres., GMNS Sell 59,352 $145.88 $8,658,270 Yes
2021-02-26 Squeri Stephen J Chairman and CEO Sell 69,635 $135.58 $9,440,877 Yes
2021-02-05 GORDON MARC D Chief Information Officer Sell 33,445 $126.00 $4,214,070 Yes
2021-02-02 Pickett Denise President, Glbl Services Group Sell 29,292 $119.09 $3,488,384 Yes
2020-11-10 Marrs Anna Pres., Global Comm. Services Sell 2,064 $119.56 $246,772 No
2020-11-06 Buckminster Douglas E. Grp Pres, Glb Consumer Svcs Sell 14,827 $96.85 $1,435,995 Yes
2020-08-18 Pickett Denise President, Glbl Services Group Sell 2,864 $96.62 $276,720 No
2020-02-11 Pike Lynn Ann Director Buy 1,000 $132.87 $132,870 No
2020-02-07 Joabar Raymond CRO and Pres., GRBC Sell 4,531 $132.29 $599,406 No
2020-01-30 Leonsis Theodore Director Sell 7,575 $132.61 $1,004,521 No
2020-01-29 Seeger Laureen Chief Legal Officer Sell 20,918 $132.05 $2,762,167 Yes
2020-01-29 Petrino Richard EVP - Corporate Controller Sell 3,500 $131.83 $461,405 No
2020-01-27 Joabar Raymond CRO and Pres., GRBC Sell 17,544 $131.21 $2,301,948 Yes
2020-01-24 Seeger Laureen Chief Legal Officer Sell 27,571 $136.04 $3,750,799 Yes
2019-12-02 Squeri Stephen J Chairman and CEO Sell 15,000 $117.96 $1,769,382 No
2019-10-25 Pickett Denise President, Glbl Services Group Sell 2,400 $118.39 $284,136 No
2019-10-23 Leonsis Theodore Director Sell 8,420 $116.44 $980,425 No
2019-09-03 Squeri Stephen J Chairman and CEO Sell 15,000 $118.33 $1,774,919 No
2019-08-01 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Chief Financial Officer Sell 7,045 $124.91 $879,964 No
2019-07-25 Fabara Paul D Pres., Global Services Group Sell 15,455 $127.06 $1,963,712 Yes
2019-06-10 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Chief Financial Officer Sell 6,500 $122.93 $799,032 No
2019-06-03 Squeri Stephen J Chairman and CEO Sell 15,000 $114.69 $1,720,295 No
2019-05-28 Seeger Laureen Chief Legal Officer Sell 44,584 $119.25 $5,316,707 Yes
2019-05-20 Squeri Stephen J Chairman and CEO Sell 101,964 $119.95 $12,230,582 Yes

Insider Smart

Camping World Holdings, Inc (CWH) - Another crash victim, Camping World Holdings, Inc took a deep dive from $16 to $4, several insiders bought around $6. With insiders on your side, this would be an easy add and hold to get your cost under $6. A 300% gain because stock is about to breach $25 in the coming weeks.

Insider Smart

PENN NATIONAL GAMING INC (PENN) - PENN took a deep dive from $36 to $5 due to the crash, anyone who was bold enough to pick up some shares in March or April could have made a 900% profit in 2 months. But bottom fishing is always easier said than done, if one took a safer bet and followed multiple insider buying around $18, a 100% profit is still impressive.