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
AMERICAS CARMART INC (CRMT)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Auto & Truck Dealerships

America's Car-Mart, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company primarily sells older model used vehicles and provides financing for its customers.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2016-11-30 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 10,000 $45.76 $457,600 Yes
2016-11-29 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 9,514 $44.00 $418,616 Yes
2016-11-21 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 12,986 $42.70 $554,509 Yes
2016-11-18 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 20,000 $42.58 $851,600 Yes
2016-10-20 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 7,500 $40.05 $300,375 Yes
2016-09-23 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 3,476 $37.00 $128,612 Yes
2016-09-22 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 4,024 $37.00 $148,888 Yes
2016-09-08 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 5,000 $40.23 $201,150 Yes
2016-08-22 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 195 $38.90 $7,586 No
2016-08-29 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 7,500 $39.86 $298,950 Yes
2016-08-24 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 5,000 $40.00 $200,000 Yes
2016-08-24 SIMMONS JOHN DAVID Director Sell 7,500 $38.40 $288,000 Yes
2016-08-23 HENDERSON WILLIAM H Chief Executive Officer Sell 5,000 $39.71 $198,540 Yes
2014-12-02 SIMMONS JOHN DAVID Director Sell 2,500 $53.89 $134,735 No
2016-06-01 SIMMONS JOHN DAVID Director Sell 3,750 $24.20 $90,750 Yes
2016-05-24 von Gremp Jim Director Buy 2,000 $21.33 $42,660 No
2016-04-07 von Gremp Jim Director Buy 3,000 $23.05 $69,160 No
2015-12-16 von Gremp Jim Director Buy 5,000 $25.00 $125,000 No
2015-12-15 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $25.09 $12,546 No
2015-11-23 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 13,000 $31.33 $407,246 Yes
2015-11-16 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $36.16 $18,078 No
2015-10-15 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $35.17 $17,584 No
2015-09-15 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 1,000 $33.50 $33,504 No
2015-09-04 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $35.09 $17,545 No
2015-09-04 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $35.09 $17,545 No
2015-09-03 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 1,000 $35.80 $35,802 No
2015-08-17 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $45.84 $22,922 No
2015-07-15 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $47.60 $23,802 No
2015-06-22 HENDERSON WILLIAM H President and CEO Sell 3,500 $50.91 $178,185 Yes
2015-06-15 HIGHT EDDIE L Director Sell 500 $52.51 $26,257 No

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