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
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
2020-01-29 Petrino Richard EVP - Corporate Controller Sell 3,500 $131.83 $461,405 No
2019-02-14 Petrino Richard EVP - Corporate Controller Sell 2,444 $107.11 $261,777 No
2018-05-22 Petrino Richard EVP - Corporate Controller Sell 9,880 $102.89 $1,016,571 Yes

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Altimmune, Inc. (ALT) - Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners III, L.P., 10%-owner of ALT bought 1.3M shares in late May then added another 1.5M shares in June with an averaged ~$8 per share. 10 days after the accumulation, ALT price jumped to $10.