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
2011-05-05 PARENT LOUISE M EVP, General Counsel Sell 170,218 $49.41 $8,410,988 Yes
2011-04-29 Squeri Stephen J Group Pres., Global Services Sell 43,155 $48.46 $2,091,304 Yes
2011-04-29 Gupta Ashwini Pres-Risk/Info Mgmt/Banking Gp Sell 79,968 $49.00 $3,918,432 Yes
2011-04-28 GILLIGAN EDWARD P Vice Chairman Sell 186,326 $47.84 $8,913,761 Yes
2011-04-28 HAYES JOHN D EVP, Advertising Sell 70,218 $47.61 $3,342,759 Yes
2011-04-28 Glenn William H Pres, Global Merchant Services Sell 10,000 $47.55 $475,500 No
2011-02-25 Leonsis Theodore Director Buy 5,000 $43.56 $217,777 No
2011-02-18 Cox L Kevin EVP, Human Resources Sell 22,573 $45.31 $1,022,805 Yes
2011-02-08 SCHICK THOMAS A EVP-Corp. Affairs Sell 170,218 $45.08 $7,673,138 Yes
2011-01-31 GILLIGAN EDWARD P Vice Chairman Sell 205,632 $43.65 $8,976,063 Yes
2011-01-27 CHENAULT KENNETH I Chief Executive Officer Sell 170,000 $44.56 $7,575,268 Yes
2011-01-26 LESCHLY JAN Director Sell 3,427 $44.84 $153,668 Yes
2010-12-01 HAYES JOHN D EVP, Advertising Sell 171,360 $44.19 $7,573,112 Yes
2010-12-02 Squeri Stephen J Group Pres., Global Services Sell 108,860 $44.57 $4,851,487 Yes
2010-11-24 JORDAN VERNON E JR Advisor to the Board Sell 6,854 $42.40 $290,610 Yes
2010-11-24 Buckminster Douglas E. Pres, Int'l Consumer & SBS Sell 38,100 $42.76 $1,629,186 Yes
2010-11-24 AMBLE JOAN LORDI Senior Vice President Sell 10,000 $42.61 $426,131 No
2010-11-05 PARENT LOUISE M EVP, General Counsel Sell 188,496 $44.02 $8,297,675 Yes
2010-11-05 Gupta Ashwini Pres-Risk/Info Mgmt/Banking Gp Sell 79,968 $44.03 $3,521,255 Yes
2010-11-03 CHENAULT KENNETH I Chief Executive Officer Sell 1,417,857 $41.88 $59,374,835 Yes
2010-10-25 Leonsis Theodore Director Buy 20,000 $39.38 $787,648 No
2010-07-27 SCHICK THOMAS A EVP-Corp. Affairs Sell 188,496 $44.46 $8,380,608 Yes
2010-07-27 Glenn William H Executive Vice President Sell 82,881 $44.42 $3,681,723 Yes
2010-07-26 GILLIGAN EDWARD P Vice Chairman Sell 150,000 $44.87 $6,730,860 No
2010-04-30 KELLY ALFRED F JR Former President Sell 142,720 $48.00 $6,850,560 Yes
2010-04-29 Linville Judson C CEO, U.S. Consumer Division Sell 103,419 $47.63 $4,925,692 Yes
2010-04-29 Squeri Stephen J Group Pres., Global Services Sell 138,134 $47.60 $6,575,565 Yes
2010-04-28 JORDAN VERNON E JR Advisor to the Board Sell 3,427 $45.76 $156,820 No
2010-04-26 PARENT LOUISE M EVP, General Counsel Sell 188,496 $47.21 $8,898,723 Yes
2010-04-26 SCHICK THOMAS A EVP-Corp. Affairs Sell 188,496 $46.90 $8,840,462 Yes

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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.

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Delta Airlines (DAL) - From an insider's perspective: airlines are the first ones to go under due to the pandemic. A lot of concerns were raised on possible bankruptcy especially amid by the dump from Buffett. However, insiders of Delta were bold enough to buy when Buffett was fear. And Delta is the only airline bought by insiders post-Buffett-dump.