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
Facebook Inc (FB)
Sector: Communication Services; Industry: Internet Content & Information

Facebook, Inc. develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and in-home devices worldwide. It also provides Oculus, a hardware, software, and developer ecosystem, which allows people to come together and connect with each other through its Oculus virtual reality products.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-05-28 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 10,145 $331.00 $3,357,995 No
2021-02-26 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 13,413 $256.63 $3,442,178 No
2020-11-30 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 13,118 $276.02 $3,620,830 No
2020-08-31 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 13,110 $293.95 $3,853,684 No
2020-05-29 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 13,103 $225.21 $2,950,927 No
2020-05-15 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 22,000 $205.29 $4,516,380 Yes
2020-02-27 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 11,142 $192.00 $2,139,264 No
2020-05-29 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 13,103 $225.21 $2,950,927 No
2020-05-15 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 22,000 $205.29 $4,516,380 Yes
2020-02-27 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 11,142 $192.00 $2,139,264 No
2019-12-02 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 11,638 $202.00 $2,350,876 No
2019-10-31 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 5,562 $196.60 $1,093,489 No
2019-09-03 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 11,608 $184.12 $2,137,265 No
2019-09-03 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 12,267 $184.12 $2,258,600 No
2019-07-31 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 5,501 $196.84 $1,082,817 No
2019-05-31 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 11,572 $180.28 $2,086,200 No
2019-04-30 FISCHER DAVID B. Chief Revenue Officer Sell 5,438 $194.29 $1,056,549 No
2019-04-03 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 10,000 $175.00 $1,750,000 No
2019-02-28 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 10,000 $162.37 $1,623,700 No
2018-11-01 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 1,560 $151.52 $236,371 No
2018-10-29 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 2,648 $148.39 $392,937 No
2018-10-01 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 3,125 $163.02 $509,438 No
2018-08-29 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 61,103 $176.21 $10,766,947 No
2018-05-24 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 18,096 $185.88 $3,363,684 No
2018-04-25 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 5,138 $160.07 $822,440 No
2018-02-27 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Bus. & Marketing P'ships Sell 17,830 $184.35 $3,286,960 No
2018-01-26 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Marketing & Bus. Part. Sell 5,587 $187.66 $1,048,456 No
2017-11-28 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Marketing & Bus. Part. Sell 16,621 $183.51 $3,050,120 No
2017-10-26 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Marketing & Bus. Part. Sell 4,699 $171.53 $806,019 No
2017-08-24 FISCHER DAVID B. VP Marketing & Bus. Part. Sell 16,298 $168.88 $2,752,406 No

Insider Smart

Edesa Biotech, Inc. (EDSA) - President and CEO bought shares of EDSA in late May around $3, two weeks after their purchase, the stock jump to $9, very well timed buy.

Insider Smart

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES (RCL) - Thompson Donald, Director of RCL feels safe and made a move. The only insiders bought RCL post crash.