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
Datadog, Inc. (DDOG)
Sector: Technology; Industry: Software—Application

Datadog, Inc. provides monitoring and analytics platform for developers, information technology operations teams, and business users in the cloud in North America and internationally. The company's SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide real-time observability of customers technology stack. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-01-19 OBSTLER DAVID M Chief Financial Officer Sell 3,750 $134.32 $503,688 Yes
2022-01-18 Richardson Julie Director Sell 3,906 $134.34 $524,741 Yes
2022-01-14 Agarwal Amit Chief Product Officer Sell 2,500 $136.19 $340,474 Yes
2022-01-12 Pomel Olivier Chief Executive Officer Sell 145,472 $148.28 $21,570,864 Yes
2022-01-06 Ittycheria Dev Director Sell 7,500 $145.56 $1,091,700 No
2022-01-05 OBSTLER DAVID M Chief Financial Officer Sell 3,750 $149.31 $559,928 Yes
2022-01-04 Kopits Laszlo General Counsel Sell 8,000 $155.83 $1,246,654 No
2021-12-27 Pomel Olivier Chief Executive Officer Sell 145,472 $182.72 $26,581,020 Yes
2021-12-27 De Madre Armelle Chief People Officer Sell 5,625 $182.75 $1,027,977 Yes
2021-12-21 OBSTLER DAVID M Chief Financial Officer Sell 18,750 $172.34 $3,231,345 Yes
2021-12-20 Kopits Laszlo General Counsel Sell 8,000 $164.68 $1,317,433 No
2021-12-17 Agarwal Amit Chief Product Officer Sell 2,500 $167.34 $418,339 Yes
2021-12-15 Richardson Julie Director Sell 3,906 $165.65 $647,034 Yes
2021-12-14 Pomel Olivier Chief Executive Officer Sell 206,222 $158.18 $32,620,500 Yes
2021-12-08 OBSTLER DAVID M Chief Financial Officer Sell 18,750 $181.34 $3,400,205 Yes
2021-12-06 De Madre Armelle Chief People Officer Sell 2,726 $163.07 $444,522 No
2021-12-02 Kopits Laszlo General Counsel Sell 1,363 $165.55 $225,645 No
2021-12-02 OBSTLER DAVID M Chief Financial Officer Sell 1,704 $165.55 $282,097 No
2021-12-02 Agarwal Amit Chief Product Officer Sell 5,677 $165.55 $939,827 Yes
2021-12-02 Le-Quoc Alexis President & CTO Sell 1,535 $165.55 $254,119 Yes
2021-12-02 Pomel Olivier Chief Executive Officer Sell 2,377 $165.55 $393,512 Yes
2021-11-26 De Madre Armelle Chief People Officer Sell 5,625 $181.50 $1,020,946 Yes
2021-11-22 Pomel Olivier Chief Executive Officer Sell 145,472 $184.45 $26,833,006 Yes
2021-11-17 Agarwal Amit Chief Product Officer Sell 2,500 $191.75 $479,373 No
2021-11-17 Agarwal Amit Chief Product Officer Sell 236,500 $191.50 $45,289,207 Yes
2021-11-10 Pomel Olivier Chief Executive Officer Sell 206,223 $190.88 $39,364,043 Yes
2021-11-10 OBSTLER DAVID M Chief Financial Officer Sell 18,750 $191.65 $3,593,447 Yes
2021-11-09 Ittycheria Dev Director Sell 120,000 $191.85 $23,021,640 No
2021-11-05 Callahan Michael James Director Sell 10,000 $188.26 $1,882,586 Yes
2021-11-04 Kopits Laszlo General Counsel Sell 8,000 $166.28 $1,330,249 No

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