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
First Choice Bancorp (FCBP)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

First Choice Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for First Choice Bank that provides retail, personal, and commercial banking products and services to individuals, families, and small and medium-sized businesses. The company also provides treasury management, online and mobile banking, commercial credit cards, debit cards, and automated teller machines, as well as bank-by-mail, courier, commercial cash vault, domestic and international wires, and international services. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Cerritos, California.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-05-27 Pranav Pravin Director Buy 1,500 $32.02 $48,030 No
2021-05-24 GRAY JAMES H Director Buy 132 $32.38 $4,282 No
2021-05-27 Bhakta Roshan Director Buy 985 $32.35 $31,881 No
2021-05-27 Hui Peter Chairman of the Board Buy 6,381 $32.38 $206,632 No
2021-05-27 MAIZEL LUIS Director Buy 262 $32.37 $8,478 No
2021-05-27 May Leonard EVP & Chief Credit Officer Buy 72 $32.32 $2,322 No
2021-05-27 Thong Phillip Vice Chairman of the Board Buy 1,054 $32.38 $34,126 No
2021-02-23 Iino Thomas Director Sell 2,312 $19.96 $46,157 No
2020-12-30 Franko Robert President & CEO Buy 610 $18.30 $11,153 No
2020-12-30 Pranav Pravin Director Buy 2,530 $18.35 $46,420 No
2020-12-30 Hui Peter Chairman of the Board Buy 11,086 $18.14 $201,060 No
2020-12-30 Thong Phillip Vice Chairman of the Board Buy 1,791 $18.28 $32,732 No
2020-12-30 May Leonard EVP & Chief Credit Officer Buy 104 $18.14 $1,879 No
2020-12-28 GRAY JAMES H Director Buy 230 $18.14 $4,178 No
2020-12-30 Bhakta Roshan Director Buy 1,691 $18.15 $30,693 No
2020-10-23 Dang Khoi EVP & General Counsel Buy 3,470 $14.34 $49,764 No
2020-10-23 May Leonard EVP & Chief Credit Officer Sell 9,886 $14.15 $139,845 No
2020-09-03 Pranav Pravin Director Buy 2,948 $15.50 $45,688 No
2020-09-03 Hui Peter Chairman of the Board Buy 12,539 $15.79 $197,926 No
2020-09-03 MAIZEL LUIS Director Buy 620 $15.57 $9,651 No
2020-09-03 Thong Phillip Vice Chairman of the Board Buy 2,067 $15.60 $32,233 No
2020-09-03 Bhakta Roshan Director Buy 1,917 $15.76 $30,214 No
2020-06-04 MAIZEL LUIS Director Buy 144 $15.81 $2,272 No
2020-06-04 Hui Peter Chairman of the Board Buy 12,210 $15.81 $193,004 No
2020-06-04 Thong Phillip Vice Chairman of the Board Buy 689 $15.81 $10,892 No
2020-06-04 May Leonard EVP & Chief Credit Officer Buy 153 $15.81 $2,426 No
2020-06-04 GRAY JAMES H Director Buy 256 $15.81 $4,049 No
2020-06-04 Franko Robert President & CEO Buy 171 $15.81 $2,697 No
2020-06-04 Bhakta Roshan Director Buy 1,736 $15.81 $27,435 No
2020-06-11 Jensen Fred Director Sell 10,000 $14.79 $147,892 No

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