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
2021-12-10 Wood Larry L CVP, TAVR Sell 7,830 $121.49 $951,267 Yes
2021-12-10 BOBO DONALD E JR CVP, Strategy/Corp Development Sell 11,050 $121.51 $1,342,646 Yes
2021-12-10 WANG HUIMIN CVP, Japan & Intercontinental Sell 6,350 $121.50 $771,519 Yes
2021-11-29 Lemercier Jean-Luc M CVP, EMEA, Canada, Latin Amer Sell 100 $110.58 $11,058 Yes
2021-11-24 VALERIANI NICHOLAS J Director Buy 1,500 $112.23 $168,345 No
2021-11-18 Szyman Catherine M. CVP, Critical Care Sell 10,000 $117.79 $1,177,928 Yes
2021-11-10 Wood Larry L CVP, TAVR Sell 7,830 $119.79 $937,956 Yes
2021-11-09 MUSSALLEM MICHAEL A Chairman & CEO Sell 32,550 $119.90 $3,902,872 Yes
2021-11-08 WANG HUIMIN CVP, Japan & Intercontinental Sell 6,350 $119.40 $758,190 Yes
2021-11-05 BOBO DONALD E JR CVP, Strategy/Corp Development Sell 11,050 $117.17 $1,294,708 Yes
2021-10-08 BOBO DONALD E JR CVP, Strategy/Corp Development Sell 11,050 $110.49 $1,220,881 Yes
2021-10-08 WANG HUIMIN CVP, Japan & Intercontinental Sell 6,350 $110.91 $704,278 Yes
2021-10-01 MUSSALLEM MICHAEL A Chairman & CEO Sell 32,550 $111.72 $3,636,375 Yes
2021-07-01 MUSSALLEM MICHAEL A Chairman & CEO Sell 32,550 $104.61 $3,404,930 Yes
2021-06-15 Szyman Catherine M. CVP, Critical Care Sell 3,410 $101.17 $344,990 Yes
2021-06-15 WANG HUIMIN CVP, Japan & Intercontinental Sell 6,350 $101.00 $641,370 Yes
2021-06-14 Wood Larry L CVP, TAVR Sell 7,830 $99.91 $782,295 Yes
2021-06-14 Chopra Daveen CVP, Surgical Structural Heart Sell 24,000 $99.96 $2,398,990 Yes
2021-05-28 Szyman Catherine M. CVP, Critical Care Sell 2,061 $95.29 $196,393 No
2021-05-25 Szyman Catherine M. CVP, Critical Care Sell 4,665 $96.09 $448,300 No
2021-05-24 MUSSALLEM MICHAEL A Chairman & CEO Sell 33,000 $95.67 $3,156,991 Yes
2021-05-10 Wood Larry L CVP, TAVR Sell 7,830 $92.22 $722,083 Yes
2021-05-07 BOBO DONALD E JR CVP, Strategy/Corp Development Sell 11,050 $92.52 $1,022,332 Yes
2021-05-07 Szyman Catherine M. CVP, Critical Care Sell 3,389 $91.87 $311,347 Yes
2021-05-07 WANG HUIMIN CVP, Japan & Intercontinental Sell 6,350 $91.87 $583,374 Yes
2021-05-05 MUSSALLEM MICHAEL A Chairman & CEO Sell 35,550 $92.28 $3,280,394 Yes
2021-04-23 SELLERS ROBERT W.A. VP, Corporate Controller Sell 12,000 $97.66 $1,171,976 No
2021-04-23 STONE HEISZ LESLIE Director Sell 6,707 $97.52 $654,067 Yes
2021-04-22 Szyman Catherine M. CVP, Critical Care Sell 3,389 $94.40 $319,922 Yes
2021-04-09 BOBO DONALD E JR CVP, Strategy/Corp Development Sell 13,077 $84.27 $1,102,046 Yes

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