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
Elevate Credit, Inc. (ELVT)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Credit Services

Elevate Credit, Inc. provides online credit solutions to non-prime consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company offers unsecured online installment loans, lines of credit, and credit cards. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-04-15 Greever Scott Chief Product Officer Sell 5,000 $2.88 $14,400 No
2021-04-09 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 74,421 $3.06 $227,855 No
2021-04-09 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 74,421 $3.06 $227,855 No
2021-04-07 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 171,919 $3.15 $540,913 No
2021-04-07 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 171,919 $3.15 $540,913 No
2021-04-01 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 91,754 $3.10 $284,033 No
2021-04-01 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 91,754 $3.10 $284,033 No
2021-03-29 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 299,970 $3.16 $947,375 No
2021-03-29 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 299,970 $3.16 $947,375 No
2021-03-24 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 109,127 $3.84 $419,418 No
2021-03-24 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 109,127 $3.84 $419,418 No
2021-03-19 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 88,365 $4.26 $376,152 No
2021-03-19 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 88,365 $4.26 $376,152 No
2021-03-16 Stinson Linda 10%-Owner Sell 79,596 $4.51 $358,666 No
2021-03-16 Head Tyler W. K. Director Sell 79,596 $4.51 $358,666 No
2021-03-01 TCV V LP May be part of a 13(g) group Sell 1,500,000 $4.06 $6,090,000 No
2021-02-11 Greever Scott Chief Product Officer Sell 25,000 $4.32 $108,000 No
2020-12-09 Peterson David Curry Chief Credit Officer Sell 1,000 $3.20 $3,200 No
2020-12-09 Peterson David Curry Chief Credit Officer Sell 1,000 $3.20 $3,200 No
2020-11-11 Peterson David Curry Chief Credit Officer Sell 1,000 $2.61 $2,610 No
2020-10-14 Peterson David Curry Chief Credit Officer Sell 4,000 $2.95 $11,810 No
2020-04-21 SCFF MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 264,199 $1.30 $343,589 No
2020-04-21 SCGF III MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 264,199 $1.30 $343,589 No
2020-04-16 SCFF MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 266,041 $1.42 $378,117 No
2020-04-16 SCGF III MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 266,041 $1.42 $378,117 No
2020-04-01 SCGF III MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 56,693 $0.98 $55,729 No
2020-04-01 SCFF MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 56,693 $0.98 $55,729 No
2020-03-31 SCFF MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 120,637 $1.08 $130,388 No
2020-03-31 SCGF III MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 120,637 $1.08 $130,388 No
2020-03-26 SCFF MANAGEMENT LLC 10%-Owner Sell 124,558 $1.24 $154,165 No

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