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 Neighbours John T Director Buy 356 $17.53 $6,241 No
2020-09-30 Neighbours John T Director Buy 520 $12.01 $6,245 No
2020-06-30 Neighbours John T Director Buy 449 $13.89 $6,237 No
2018-07-10 Neighbours John T Director Buy 408 $31.80 $12,974 No
2018-06-19 Neighbours John T Director Sell 850 $32.50 $27,625 No
2018-04-17 Neighbours John T Director Buy 324 $29.05 $9,412 No
2018-01-16 Neighbours John T Director Buy 287 $28.20 $8,094 No
2017-10-10 Neighbours John T Director Buy 304 $26.47 $8,046 No
2017-07-10 Neighbours John T Director Buy 287 $28.02 $8,042 No
2017-04-07 Neighbours John T Director Buy 295 $26.85 $7,921 No
2017-01-05 Neighbours John T Director Buy 239 $28.17 $6,734 No
2016-10-11 Neighbours John T Director Buy 305 $21.35 $6,512 No
2016-07-18 Neighbours John T Director Buy 321 $20.34 $6,530 No
2016-04-06 Neighbours John T Director Buy 363 $17.95 $6,516 No
2016-01-06 Neighbours John T Director Buy 364 $17.33 $6,310 No
2015-08-31 Neighbours John T Director Buy 500 $18.19 $9,095 No

Insider Smart

SIMON PROPERTY GROUP (SPG) - Bottom fishing the crash could be intimidating, but it can be easier if you know insiders are on your side. Aeppel Glyn, Director of SPG played safe and bought shares in May at $50, but it is not late at all, the stock is now $90.

Insider Smart

CEDAR FAIR L.P. (FUN) - Another crash victim, Cedar Fair L.P. took a deep dive from $54 to $13, insiders were confidence and eagerly jumped in around $27. With insiders on your side, this would be an easy add and hold to get your cost under $20. Stock is about to breach $40 in the coming weeks.