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
2018-05-16 Koum Jan Director Sell 1,263,806 $183.45 $231,844,732 Yes
2018-02-20 Koum Jan Director Sell 1,253,906 $176.51 $221,329,789 Yes
2017-11-16 Koum Jan Director Sell 594,246 $179.35 $106,577,055 Yes
2017-10-31 Koum Jan Director Sell 2,600,000 $180.09 $468,227,384 No
2017-08-31 Koum Jan Director Sell 640,754 $171.20 $109,698,917 No
2017-08-16 Koum Jan Director Sell 2,953,492 $170.17 $502,585,826 Yes
2017-07-18 Koum Jan Director Sell 3,600,000 $160.06 $576,200,003 No
2017-05-16 Koum Jan Director Sell 594,246 $149.73 $88,973,675 Yes
2017-04-28 Koum Jan Director Sell 3,200,000 $150.27 $480,864,835 No
2017-03-24 Koum Jan Director Sell 243,929 $140.29 $34,220,344 No
2017-03-21 Koum Jan Director Sell 432,769 $140.91 $60,980,165 No
2017-03-17 Koum Jan Director Sell 2,123,302 $140.02 $297,310,289 No
2017-02-21 Koum Jan Director Sell 745,262 $133.36 $99,385,022 No
2016-11-25 Koum Jan Director Sell 237,699 $120.45 $28,631,165 No
2016-11-22 Koum Jan Director Sell 356,547 $119.95 $42,768,876 No
2016-11-15 Koum Jan Director Sell 648,427 $117.40 $76,123,669 Yes
2016-10-25 Koum Jan Director Sell 766,652 $132.68 $101,719,422 No
2016-10-19 Koum Jan Director Sell 931,222 $129.31 $120,420,760 No
2016-10-11 Koum Jan Director Sell 1,002,114 $129.73 $130,005,615 No
2016-10-04 Koum Jan Director Sell 566,668 $128.22 $72,655,590 No
2016-09-27 Koum Jan Director Sell 566,668 $128.36 $72,737,250 No
2016-09-22 Koum Jan Director Sell 966,668 $129.26 $124,947,906 No
2016-09-13 Koum Jan Director Sell 566,668 $127.19 $72,071,923 No
2016-09-08 Koum Jan Director Sell 1,566,668 $129.70 $203,203,209 No
2016-08-30 Koum Jan Director Sell 566,668 $125.70 $71,231,491 No
2016-08-24 Koum Jan Director Sell 804,367 $124.51 $100,154,686 No
2016-08-22 Koum Jan Director Sell 356,547 $123.95 $44,193,564 No
2016-08-16 Koum Jan Director Sell 1,215,096 $123.80 $150,424,876 Yes
2016-08-09 Koum Jan Director Sell 566,668 $125.46 $71,092,657 No
2016-07-12 Koum Jan Director Sell 1,721,436 $118.13 $203,353,086 No

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