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
2020-03-31 Berta Vince Director Buy 419 $14.91 $6,247 No
2020-03-31 Ach J Wickliffe Director Buy 209 $14.91 $3,116 No
2020-01-02 Rahe Maribeth S Director Buy 491 $25.44 $12,491 No
2020-01-02 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 245 $25.44 $6,233 No
2020-01-02 olszewski richard e Director Buy 343 $25.44 $8,726 No
2020-01-02 Booth Cynthia O Director Buy 245 $25.44 $6,233 No
2020-01-02 Berta Vince Director Buy 245 $25.44 $6,233 No
2020-01-02 Ach J Wickliffe Director Buy 122 $25.44 $3,104 No
2019-12-09 DAVIS CLAUDE E Executive Chairman Sell 25,000 $24.52 $613,095 No
2019-10-01 Rahe Maribeth S Director Buy 510 $24.48 $12,482 No
2019-10-01 olszewski richard e Director Buy 357 $24.48 $8,738 No
2019-10-01 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 255 $24.48 $6,241 No
2019-10-01 Booth Cynthia O Director Buy 255 $24.48 $6,241 No
2019-10-01 Berta Vince Director Buy 255 $24.48 $6,241 No
2019-10-01 Ach J Wickliffe Director Buy 127 $24.48 $3,108 No
2019-09-16 DAVIS CLAUDE E Executive Chairman Sell 26,657 $25.32 $675,014 No
2019-09-13 DAVIS CLAUDE E Executive Chairman Sell 22,420 $25.40 $569,459 No
2019-08-27 Berta Vince Director Buy 1,500 $22.45 $33,675 No
2019-07-31 Dennen Richard S President, Commercial Finance Sell 5,000 $25.61 $128,050 No
2019-07-01 PURKRABEK KNUST SUSAN L Director Buy 258 $24.22 $6,249 No
2019-07-01 Rahe Maribeth S Director Buy 516 $24.22 $12,498 No
2019-07-01 olszewski richard e Director Buy 361 $24.22 $8,743 No
2019-07-01 Booth Cynthia O Director Buy 258 $24.22 $6,249 No
2019-07-01 Berta Vince Director Buy 258 $24.22 $6,249 No
2019-07-01 Ach J Wickliffe Director Buy 129 $24.22 $3,124 No
2019-04-10 olszewski richard e Director Buy 493 $24.12 $11,891 No
2019-04-10 FINNERTY CORINNE R Director Buy 257 $24.12 $6,199 No
2019-04-10 Booth Cynthia O Director Buy 370 $24.12 $8,924 No
2019-04-10 Berta Vince Director Buy 263 $24.12 $6,344 No
2019-04-10 kramer william j Director Buy 176 $24.12 $4,245 No

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PENN NATIONAL GAMING INC (PENN) - PENN took a deep dive from $36 to $5 due to the crash, anyone who was bold enough to pick up some shares in March or April could have made a 900% profit in 2 months. But bottom fishing is always easier said than done, if one took a safer bet and followed multiple insider buying around $18, a 100% profit is still impressive.

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