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 FINANCIAL BANCORP /OH/ (FFBC)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

operates as the bank holding company for First Financial Bank that provides commercial banking and related services to individuals and businesses in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. The company accepts various deposit products, such as interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing accounts, time deposits, and cash management services for commercial customers. was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-12-31 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 178 $17.53 $3,120 No
2020-09-30 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 260 $12.01 $3,123 No
2020-06-30 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 224 $13.89 $3,111 No
2020-03-31 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 419 $14.91 $6,247 No
2020-01-02 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 245 $25.44 $6,233 No
2019-10-01 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 255 $24.48 $6,241 No
2019-07-01 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 258 $24.22 $6,249 No
2019-01-10 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 355 $24.24 $8,605 No
2018-10-23 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 4,086 $24.78 $101,251 No
2018-10-11 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 295 $28.92 $8,531 No
2018-07-10 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 263 $31.80 $8,363 No
2018-04-17 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 227 $29.05 $6,594 No
2018-01-16 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 203 $28.20 $5,725 No
2017-10-10 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 214 $26.47 $5,664 No
2017-07-10 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 203 $28.02 $5,688 No
2017-04-07 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 209 $26.85 $5,612 No
2017-01-05 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 173 $28.17 $4,874 No
2016-10-11 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 225 $21.35 $4,804 No
2016-07-18 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 234 $20.34 $4,760 No
2016-04-06 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 266 $17.95 $4,774 No
2016-01-06 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 268 $17.33 $4,646 No
2015-10-06 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 251 $18.89 $4,741 No
2015-07-07 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 260 $17.44 $4,534 No
2015-04-14 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 260 $17.52 $4,554 No
2015-01-14 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 267 $16.76 $4,475 No
2014-10-03 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 274 $15.99 $4,380 No
2014-07-15 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 265 $16.85 $4,466 No
2014-04-09 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 240 $17.73 $4,256 No
2014-01-13 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 248 $17.28 $4,285 No
2013-10-11 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 337 $15.04 $5,068 No

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