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
DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES CORP (DVAX)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Biotechnology

Dynavax Technologies Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on leveraging the power of the body's innate and adaptive immune responses through toll-like receptor stimulation. Dynavax Technologies Corporation has partnership with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to create a vaccine against COVID-19 infection; and a collaboration with Valneva SE to initiate a vaccine program for the coronavirus, COVID-19. The company was formerly known as Double Helix Corporation and changed its name to Dynavax Technologies Corporation in September 1996.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-04-01 Novack David F President & COO Sell 20,000 $9.92 $198,400 No
2021-03-02 Burgess Justin Principal Accounting Officer Sell 4,144 $8.86 $36,728 Yes
2021-03-02 Burgess Justin Principal Accounting Officer Sell 4,123 $8.86 $36,542 Yes
2021-02-01 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 42,155 $10.64 $448,529 No
2020-07-17 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 50,000 $11.09 $554,500 No
2020-05-27 Hack Andrew A. F. Director Buy 1,000,000 $5.00 $5,000,000 No
2020-05-19 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 15,000 $6.33 $94,950 No
2020-05-06 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 37,000 $4.50 $166,430 No
2019-08-12 Phillips Peggy V Director Buy 16,666 $3.00 $49,998 Yes
2019-08-12 CANO FRANCIS Director Buy 16,667 $3.00 $50,001 Yes
2019-08-12 Novack David F Co-President and Senior VP Buy 16,667 $3.00 $50,001 Yes
2019-06-04 COFFMAN ROBERT Senior Vice President Sell 32,218 $4.58 $147,687 Yes
2019-02-28 OSTRACH MICHAEL S Senior Vice President Sell 35,444 $8.94 $316,764 Yes
2019-02-28 Johnson David Louis Vice President Sell 20,765 $9.03 $187,508 No
2019-02-28 COFFMAN ROBERT Senior Vice President Sell 63,202 $9.03 $570,714 No
2019-02-28 OSTRACH MICHAEL S Senior Vice President Sell 35,444 $8.94 $316,764 Yes
2018-12-06 CANO FRANCIS Director Sell 2,000 $10.47 $20,942 No
2018-06-08 OSTRACH MICHAEL S Senior Vice President Sell 4,000 $15.53 $62,100 No
2018-03-15 Novack David F Senior Vice President Sell 16,109 $16.30 $262,604 No
2018-03-13 Novack David F Senior Vice President Sell 34,214 $16.52 $565,105 No
2018-03-09 Novack David F Senior Vice President Sell 2,121 $17.97 $38,111 No
2018-01-04 Johnson David Louis Vice President Sell 3,092 $18.60 $57,511 No
2018-01-04 Johnson David Louis Vice President Sell 3,092 $18.60 $57,511 No
2017-12-13 COFFMAN ROBERT Senior Vice President Sell 7,500 $18.90 $141,750 Yes
2017-01-24 Janssen Robert Vice President Buy 6,000 $4.04 $24,240 No
2016-06-28 Janssen Robert Vice President Buy 1,452 $13.68 $19,863 No
2016-05-20 Gray Eddie CEO and Director Buy 2,750 $15.57 $42,820 No
2016-05-12 Janssen Robert Vice President Buy 1,000 $15.12 $15,120 No
2015-10-08 Janssen Robert Vice President Buy 100 $23.34 $2,334 No
2014-08-14 Gray Eddie CEO and Director Buy 25,000 $1.49 $37,250 No

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