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
Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (AXSM)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Biotechnology

Axsome Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing novel therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders in the United States. Its product pipeline includes AXS-05, which is in the phase III clinical trial for the treatment resistant depression and depressive disorders; and phase II/III clinical trials in agitation associated with Alzheimer's disease, as well as completed phase II clinical trial for the treatment of smoking cessation. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-05-12 Coleman Mark Director Buy 500 $58.15 $29,075 No
2020-06-29 Coleman Mark Director Buy 650 $78.50 $51,025 No
2020-06-29 Pizzie Nick Chief Financial Officer Buy 777 $76.64 $59,549 No
2019-09-26 Pizzie Nick Chief Financial Officer Buy 2,180 $24.80 $54,064 No
2019-06-26 Coleman Mark Director Buy 16,200 $23.10 $374,280 No
2019-06-11 Pizzie Nick Chief Financial Officer Buy 1,920 $20.80 $39,936 No
2019-05-23 Saad Mark E Director Buy 3,500 $22.33 $78,155 No
2019-05-13 Coleman Mark Director Buy 4,650 $21.44 $99,696 No
2019-03-19 Pizzie Nick Chief Financial Officer Buy 5,400 $12.58 $67,939 No
2019-03-19 Coleman Mark Director Buy 5,100 $12.18 $62,118 No
2018-06-19 Pizzie Nick Chief Financial Officer Buy 31,000 $3.10 $96,080 No
2015-12-23 Kaye Randall Chief Medical Officer Buy 1,000 $9.03 $9,026 No

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