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
2017-03-15 Sandberg Sheryl Chief Operating Officer Sell 327,000 $139.26 $45,538,542 Yes
2017-03-14 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $139.21 $104,406 Yes
2017-03-14 Schroepfer Michael Todd Chief Technology Officer Sell 37,949 $138.90 $5,271,215 Yes
2017-03-09 Zuckerberg Mark COB and CEO Sell 380,636 $137.92 $52,499,018 Yes
2017-03-07 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $137.57 $103,175 No
2017-03-07 Cox Christopher K Chief Product Officer Sell 16,000 $137.73 $2,203,705 No
2017-03-01 Wehner David M. Chief Financial Officer Sell 2,015 $136.66 $275,370 No
2017-02-28 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $136.78 $102,582 No
2017-02-28 Sandberg Sheryl Chief Operating Officer Sell 327,000 $135.88 $44,431,288 Yes
2017-02-28 Zuckerberg Mark COB and CEO Sell 386,116 $135.97 $52,499,203 Yes
2017-02-21 Koum Jan Director Sell 745,262 $133.36 $99,385,022 No
2017-02-21 Desmond-Hellmann Susan Director Sell 625 $133.50 $83,438 No
2017-02-21 Wehner David M. Chief Financial Officer Sell 6,584 $133.50 $878,964 No
2017-02-21 Cox Christopher K Chief Product Officer Sell 16,000 $133.46 $2,135,389 No
2017-02-21 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $133.48 $100,108 No
2017-02-16 Sandberg Sheryl Chief Operating Officer Sell 327,000 $133.39 $43,618,170 Yes
2017-02-15 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $133.90 $100,421 Yes
2017-02-15 Schroepfer Michael Todd Chief Technology Officer Sell 37,964 $133.52 $5,068,938 Yes
2017-02-07 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $132.37 $99,277 No
2017-02-07 Cox Christopher K Chief Product Officer Sell 16,000 $132.49 $2,119,843 No
2017-01-31 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $130.28 $97,708 No
2017-01-24 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $129.47 $97,105 No
2017-01-20 Cox Christopher K Chief Product Officer Sell 16,000 $128.16 $2,050,562 No
2017-01-17 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $127.81 $95,857 No
2017-01-18 Sandberg Sheryl Chief Operating Officer Sell 109,000 $127.56 $13,904,473 Yes
2017-01-10 Schroepfer Michael Todd Chief Technology Officer Sell 37,994 $124.79 $4,741,408 Yes
2017-01-10 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $124.82 $93,615 No
2017-01-06 Cox Christopher K Chief Product Officer Sell 16,000 $121.03 $1,936,540 No
2017-01-05 Sandberg Sheryl Chief Operating Officer Sell 109,000 $119.68 $13,044,622 Yes
2017-01-03 Stretch Colin VP and General Counsel Sell 750 $117.69 $88,268 No

Insider Smart

SERVICE CORP INTERNATIONAL (SCI) - WALTRIP W BLAIR, Director of $SCI made a buy at 34.65, was he convinced the bottom of the box is a strong support? Well, seems he is not wrong.