Why insider trading matters?

If management teams do not own any relevant stakes in the companies they guide, they may not be focused on creating wealth for shareholders to the same degree, compared to those that see their personal wealth increase when share prices rise.

- Klaus Gugler, Economist
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
2022-12-06 Hack Andrew A. F. Director Sell 1,500,000 $11.60 $17,400,000 No
2022-08-09 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 7,938 $16.92 $134,277 Yes
2022-08-09 Novack David F President & COO Sell 26,250 $16.92 $444,037 Yes
2022-08-09 Spencer Ryan CEO and Director Sell 14,921 $16.92 $252,399 Yes
2022-08-08 CANO FRANCIS Director Sell 15,000 $17.17 $257,550 Yes
2022-08-08 Burgess Justin Chief Accounting Officer Sell 18,672 $16.72 $312,196 Yes
2022-08-08 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 5,350 $17.14 $91,676 Yes
2022-08-05 Novack David F President & COO Sell 20,000 $16.00 $320,000 No
2022-03-03 Spencer Ryan CEO and Director Sell 83,108 $10.56 $877,923 Yes
2021-11-17 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 89,405 $17.11 $1,529,771 Yes
2021-11-01 Novack David F President & COO Sell 20,000 $20.12 $402,400 No
2021-10-07 Novack David F President & COO Sell 3,000 $18.00 $54,000 No
2021-10-01 Novack David F President & COO Sell 17,000 $18.23 $309,844 No
2021-09-01 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 900 $20.15 $18,135 Yes
2021-09-01 Burgess Justin Principal Accounting Officer Sell 20,000 $20.00 $400,000 Yes
2021-08-27 Hack Andrew A. F. Director Sell 2,000,000 $16.22 $32,440,000 Yes
2021-08-06 Janssen Robert Senior Vice President Sell 80,000 $10.75 $860,000 No
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

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