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
Evolent Health, Inc. (EVH)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Health Information Services

Evolent Health, Inc., through its subsidiary, Evolent Health LLC, provides health care delivery and payment solutions in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Services and True Health. This segment also offers specialty care management solutions that support a range of specialty care delivery stakeholders during their transition from fee-for-service to value-based care, independent of their stage of maturation, and specific market dynamics; and comprehensive health plan administrative services that helps providers assemble the complete infrastructure required to operate, manage, and capitalize on a variety of financial and administrative management services. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2017-03-01 Blackley Seth President Sell 15,000 $20.44 $306,637 No
2017-03-01 WIGGINTON STEVE CEO, Valence Health Sell 6,000 $20.11 $120,660 Yes
2017-02-15 WIGGINTON STEVE CEO, Valence Health Sell 12,000 $20.12 $241,500 Yes
2017-02-15 WILLIAMS FRANK J Chief Executive Officer Sell 32,600 $20.14 $656,727 No
2017-02-15 Blackley Seth President Sell 15,000 $19.16 $287,400 No
2016-09-22 TPG Growth II Advisors, Inc. 10%-Owner Sell 374,812 $21.54 $8,073,450 Yes
2017-01-30 Blackley Seth President Sell 15,000 $17.58 $263,700 No
2017-01-17 Blackley Seth President Sell 30,000 $17.98 $539,400 No
2016-11-14 D'Amato Michael Director Buy 10,000 $17.18 $171,800 No
2016-09-22 UPMC 10%-Owner Sell 403,644 $21.54 $8,694,492 No
2016-09-22 ADVISORY BOARD CO 10%-Owner Sell 317,712 $22.50 $7,148,520 No
2016-09-14 TPG Growth II Advisors, Inc. 10%-Owner Sell 2,284,571 $21.54 $49,209,659 Yes
2016-09-14 UPMC 10%-Owner Sell 2,460,307 $21.54 $52,995,013 No
2016-09-14 WIGGINTON STEVE Chief Development Officer Sell 45,760 $21.54 $985,670 No
2016-09-14 Weinberg Jonathan General Counsel Sell 10,339 $21.54 $222,702 Yes
2016-09-14 Thornton Dave Chief Talent Officer Sell 18,393 $21.54 $396,185 No
2016-09-14 Pomeroy Chad Chief Technology Officer Sell 55,180 $21.54 $1,188,577 No
2016-09-14 Peterson Thomas III Chief Operating Officer Sell 72,827 $21.54 $1,568,694 No
2016-09-14 McGrane Nicholas Chief Financial Officer Sell 21,205 $21.54 $456,756 Yes
2016-09-14 Blackley Seth President Sell 167,672 $21.54 $3,611,655 No
2016-09-14 WILLIAMS FRANK J Chief Executive Officer Sell 251,481 $21.54 $5,416,901 No
2016-09-14 ADVISORY BOARD CO 10%-Owner Sell 1,936,529 $22.50 $43,571,902 No
2016-08-15 Stone Lydia Principal Accounting Officer Sell 1,000 $25.66 $25,660 Yes
2015-06-10 Piefer Gary Chief Medical Officer Buy 2,000 $17.00 $34,000 No

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