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
Employers Holdings, Inc. (EIG)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Insurance—Specialty

Employers Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-08-02 Antonello Katherine H. President & CEO Buy 13,000 $37.81 $491,530 No
2021-11-22 McSally Michael J Director Buy 3,000 $39.24 $117,720 No
2021-03-15 Berg Tracey Lynn EVP, Chief Innovation Officer Sell 8,500 $37.51 $318,835 No
2021-03-02 Festa Stephen V EVP, Chief Operating Officer Sell 257 $33.63 $8,643 Yes
2021-02-23 Dirks Douglas D President & CEO Sell 37,144 $33.56 $1,246,553 Yes
2020-12-03 de Figueiredo Joao M Director Buy 813 $30.66 $24,927 No
2020-11-30 KRONER JAMES R Director Buy 3,200 $30.78 $98,496 No
2020-11-23 MOCKARD JEANNE L Director Buy 761 $32.70 $24,885 No
2020-10-27 McSally Michael J Director Buy 5,000 $32.00 $160,000 No
2020-05-20 Rogers Lawrence S SVP, Chief Underwriting Office Sell 1,360 $29.38 $39,957 No
2020-05-14 Blakey Richard W Director Buy 500 $25.90 $12,950 No
2020-05-05 Dirks Douglas D President & CEO Buy 6,000 $29.26 $175,560 No
2020-05-06 McSally Michael J Director Buy 3,000 $29.54 $88,620 No
2020-05-04 Dirks Douglas D President & CEO Buy 19,000 $29.42 $558,910 No
2020-04-29 Mutschink John M. SVP, Chief HR Officer Buy 310 $32.23 $9,991 No
2020-04-28 Paquette Michael Scott EVP, Chief Financial Officer Buy 7,500 $29.32 $219,870 No
2020-02-24 Dirks Douglas D President & CEO Sell 36,200 $42.47 $1,537,414 Yes
2019-10-29 Rogers Lawrence S SVP, Chief Underwriting Office Sell 363 $42.54 $15,442 No
2019-05-30 Rogers Lawrence S SVP, Chief Underwriting Office Sell 607 $41.23 $25,027 No
2019-03-08 Rogers Lawrence S SVP, Chief Underwriting Office Sell 1,495 $40.34 $60,308 No
2019-03-04 Glenn Valerie R Director Sell 10,000 $41.80 $418,000 No
2018-12-17 Ormsby Lenard T EVP, Chief Legal Officer Sell 3,000 $42.29 $126,870 Yes
2018-11-14 Rogers Lawrence S SVP, Chief Underwriting Office Sell 1,100 $45.40 $49,943 No
2018-10-16 Ormsby Lenard T EVP, Chief Legal Officer Sell 3,000 $43.00 $129,000 Yes
2018-09-17 Ormsby Lenard T EVP, Chief Legal Officer Sell 4,000 $46.62 $186,480 Yes
2018-09-14 Festa Stephen V EVP, Chief Operating Officer Sell 2,268 $47.00 $106,596 Yes
2018-07-27 Ormsby Lenard T EVP, Chief Legal Officer Sell 4,000 $46.00 $184,000 Yes
2018-07-26 Ormsby Lenard T EVP, Chief Legal Officer Sell 6,000 $43.00 $258,000 Yes
2018-07-26 Nelson John P EVP, Chief Admin Officer Sell 7,698 $44.78 $344,710 Yes
2018-06-19 Ormsby Lenard T EVP, Chief Legal Officer Sell 6,000 $40.52 $243,090 Yes

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