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
Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Medical Devices

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies for structural heart disease, and critical care and surgical monitoring in the United States and internationally. The company also provides surgical heart valve therapy products, such as pericardial valves for aortic and mitral surgical valve replacement; aortic heart valves; annuloplasty rings; cardiac cannula devices; beating heart mitral valve repair system for the treatment of degenerative mitral valve diseases, as well as various procedure-enabling platforms to advance minimally invasive surgery. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2019-03-01 Wood Larry L CVP, TAVR Sell 6,716 $170.82 $1,147,227 Yes
2019-02-04 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,716 $169.10 $1,135,676 Yes
2019-01-07 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,716 $148.15 $994,975 Yes
2018-12-14 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $162.66 $1,024,758 Yes
2018-11-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $147.96 $932,148 Yes
2018-10-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $142.64 $898,632 Yes
2018-09-14 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $146.95 $925,785 Yes
2018-08-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $136.73 $861,399 Yes
2018-07-16 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $148.02 $932,526 Yes
2018-06-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $151.86 $956,718 Yes
2018-05-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $137.26 $864,738 Yes
2018-04-16 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $138.97 $875,511 Yes
2018-03-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $141.49 $891,387 Yes
2018-02-16 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $134.27 $845,901 Yes
2018-01-16 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 6,300 $121.00 $762,300 Yes
2017-12-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 18,960 $114.58 $2,172,406 Yes
2017-11-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 18,960 $104.75 $1,986,155 Yes
2017-10-16 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 18,960 $108.54 $2,057,901 Yes
2017-09-15 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 18,960 $112.58 $2,134,446 Yes
2017-08-30 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 18,960 $111.81 $2,119,965 Yes
2016-12-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,258 $81.85 $1,085,213 Yes
2016-11-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,257 $93.27 $1,236,478 Yes
2016-10-03 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,257 $119.27 $1,581,194 Yes
2016-09-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,257 $115.27 $1,528,079 Yes
2016-08-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,257 $114.24 $1,514,458 Yes
2016-07-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,257 $98.79 $1,309,612 Yes
2016-06-03 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 13,257 $101.38 $1,343,969 Yes
2015-10-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 7,680 $141.52 $1,086,874 Yes
2015-09-01 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 7,680 $137.50 $1,056,000 Yes
2015-08-03 Wood Larry L CVP, THV Replacement Sell 7,680 $152.25 $1,169,280 Yes

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