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 OBRIEN THOMAS MURRAY Director Buy 713 $17.53 $12,499 No
2020-09-30 OBRIEN THOMAS MURRAY Director Buy 1,040 $12.01 $12,490 No
2020-06-30 OBRIEN THOMAS MURRAY Director Buy 899 $13.89 $12,487 No
2018-10-11 OBRIEN THOMAS MURRAY Director Buy 214 $28.92 $6,189 No
2018-07-10 OBRIEN THOMAS MURRAY Director Buy 193 $31.80 $6,137 No

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