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
GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD (EAF)
Sector: Industrials; Industry: Electrical Equipment & Parts

GrafTech International Ltd. researches, develops, manufactures, and sells graphite and carbon based products worldwide. It offers graphite electrodes, which requires for the production of electric arc furnace steel, ferrous, and non-ferrous metals; and petroleum needle coke, a crystalline form of carbon used in the production of graphite electrodes. The company sells its products primarily through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2014-01-16 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 15,000 $13.00 $195,000 Yes
2013-11-04 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 50,000 $10.56 $528,000 Yes
2011-04-27 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 20,000 $22.00 $440,000 Yes
2011-03-03 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 25,000 $20.00 $500,000 Yes
2010-12-01 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 20,000 $20.01 $400,200 Yes
2010-11-04 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 20,000 $18.13 $362,600 Yes
2010-04-29 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 20,000 $16.20 $324,000 Yes
2009-04-01 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 17,281 $6.45 $111,431 No
2009-03-03 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 9,602 $5.11 $49,047 No
2008-05-19 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 26,000 $25.00 $650,000 Yes
2008-05-05 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 25,000 $22.00 $550,000 Yes
2008-05-01 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 15,000 $21.15 $317,250 Yes
2008-04-24 BARNARD PETRUS J VP, Pres. Industrial Materials Sell 8,600 $20.10 $172,860 Yes
2008-04-23 BARNARD PETRUS J Vice President, President Sell 11,400 $20.01 $228,140 Yes
2008-04-16 BARNARD PETRUS J Vice President, President Sell 19,100 $19.05 $363,900 Yes
2007-12-26 BARNARD PETRUS J President, Graphite Electrodes Sell 900 $19.00 $17,100 Yes

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