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
2021-08-02 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Vice Chairman and CFO Sell 74,677 $170.48 $12,731,019 Yes
2019-08-01 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Chief Financial Officer Sell 7,045 $124.91 $879,964 No
2019-06-10 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Chief Financial Officer Sell 6,500 $122.93 $799,032 No
2018-09-04 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C Chief Financial Officer Sell 9,000 $106.77 $960,959 No
2018-08-01 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C EVP, Chief Financial Officer Sell 9,000 $99.73 $897,552 No
2018-06-01 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C EVP, Chief Financial Officer Sell 9,000 $98.79 $889,103 No
2018-05-01 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C EVP, Chief Financial Officer Sell 9,000 $98.05 $882,406 No
2015-02-26 CAMPBELL JEFFREY C EVP, Chief Financial Officer Buy 25,000 $83.21 $2,080,250 No

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