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
DermTech, Inc. (DMTK)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Diagnostics & Research

DermTech, Inc., a molecular diagnostic company, develops and markets novel non-invasive diagnostic tests to diagnosis skin cancer and related conditions in the United States. The company is also developing non-melanoma skin cancer diagnostic and non-melanoma skin cancer risk assessment products. The company sells its products primarily to pathology and oncology practitioners.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-12-14 PANCOAST SCOTT R Director Sell 6,000 $13.93 $83,569 No
2020-12-07 PANCOAST SCOTT R Director Sell 2,382 $12.00 $28,584 No

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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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Edesa Biotech, Inc. (EDSA) - President and CEO bought shares of EDSA in late May around $3, two weeks after their purchase, the stock jump to $9, very well timed buy.