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
BIOLIFE SOLUTIONS INC (BLFS)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies

BioLife Solutions, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies bioproduction tools for the cell and gene therapy industry in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It offers proprietary biopreservation media products, including HypoThermosol FRS and CryoStor that are formulated to mitigate preservation-induced, delayed-onset cell damage and death; and the ThawSTAR line that includes automated vial and cryobag thawing products that control the heat and timing of the thawing process of biologic materials. The company markets and sells its products directly, as well as through third party distributors.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-02-22 Foster Karen A. Chief Quality Officer Sell 16,334 $39.66 $647,806 Yes
2021-02-19 Foster Karen A. Chief Quality Officer Sell 9,978 $40.99 $408,994 Yes
2021-02-19 Mathew Aby J. Exec VP & Chief Scientific Off Sell 14,109 $40.99 $578,322 Yes
2021-02-19 Rice Michael President & CEO Sell 30,156 $40.99 $1,236,081 Yes
2021-02-19 Berard Todd Chief Marketing Officer Sell 5,600 $40.99 $229,542 Yes
2021-02-19 DE GREEF RODERICK CFO & COO Sell 13,453 $40.99 $551,432 Yes
2021-02-16 Berard Todd Chief Marketing Officer Sell 12,324 $44.48 $548,111 Yes
2021-02-16 Hinson Andrew G Director Sell 2,500 $45.67 $114,175 No
2021-01-12 Schulz Marcus Chief Revenue Officer Sell 2,000 $41.01 $82,020 No
2021-02-05 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 48,538 $40.86 $1,983,070 No
2021-02-04 Mathew Aby J. Exec VP & Chief Scientific Off Sell 18,483 $40.02 $739,690 Yes
2021-02-02 Mathew Aby J. Exec VP & Chief Scientific Off Sell 36,968 $39.47 $1,459,127 Yes
2021-01-25 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 79,811 $41.92 $3,345,371 No
2021-01-20 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 69,182 $40.61 $2,809,337 No
2021-01-15 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 51,490 $41.68 $2,146,018 No
2021-01-08 Schulz Marcus Vice President, Global Sales Sell 293 $39.01 $11,430 No
2021-01-12 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 88,435 $40.26 $3,559,975 No
2021-01-07 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 64,023 $40.90 $2,618,613 No
2020-12-01 Mathew Aby J. Exec VP & Chief Scientific Off Sell 380 $35.49 $13,486 No
2020-12-01 Foster Karen A. Chief Quality Officer Sell 166 $35.49 $5,891 No
2020-12-01 Rice Michael President & CEO Sell 813 $35.49 $28,853 No
2020-11-24 GIRSCHWEILER THOMAS Director Sell 1,600,000 $22.50 $36,000,000 No
2020-11-24 Casdin Partners Master Fund, L.P. 10%-Owner Buy 1,600,000 $22.50 $36,000,000 No
2020-11-19 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 76,848 $32.82 $2,522,081 No
2020-11-17 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 76,957 $31.49 $2,423,198 No
2020-11-13 VILLIGER WALTER 10%-Owner Sell 80,902 $32.32 $2,614,795 No
2020-11-13 Berard Todd Chief Marketing Officer Sell 11,000 $32.32 $355,560 Yes
2020-11-12 Schulz Marcus Vice President, Global Sales Sell 1,400 $32.51 $45,514 No
2020-11-12 COHEN RAYMOND W Director Sell 5,625 $32.45 $182,531 No
2020-11-12 Schick Joseph C Director Sell 6,250 $33.12 $207,000 Yes

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