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
FLEX LTD. (FLEX)
Sector: Technology; Industry: Electronic Components

Flex Ltd. provides design, engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain services and solutions to original equipment manufacturers in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through High Reliability Solutions, Industrial and Emerging Industries, Communications & Enterprise Compute, and Consumer Technologies Group segments. It also designs and integrates advanced data center servers, storage and networking equipment, and data center appliances. Additionally, the company provides after-market and forward supply chain logistics services comprising supplier-managed inventory, inbound freight management, product postponement, build/configure to order, order fulfillment and distribution, asset tracking, and supply chain network design; and reverse logistics and repair solutions, including returns management, exchange programs, complex repair, asset recovery, recycling, and e-waste management. Flex Ltd. was founded in 1990 and is based in Singapore.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2017-06-30 Bennett David P Chief Accounting Officer Sell 25,000 $16.20 $405,054 No
2017-06-30 Barbier Francois President, Global Operations Sell 110,126 $16.22 $1,786,684 No
2017-06-29 Humphries Paul President, HRS Sell 27,531 $16.75 $461,164 No
2017-06-29 Collier Christopher Chief Financial Officer Sell 19,522 $16.61 $324,182 No
2017-06-29 MCNAMARA MICHAEL M Chief Executive Officer Sell 48,749 $16.60 $809,428 No
2017-06-29 Bennett David P Chief Accounting Officer Sell 6,250 $16.75 $104,709 No
2017-06-29 Barbier Francois President, Global Operations Sell 27,531 $16.61 $457,180 No
2017-06-15 MCNAMARA MICHAEL M Chief Executive Officer Sell 48,317 $16.52 $798,004 No
2017-06-15 Collier Christopher Chief Financial Officer Sell 15,739 $15.93 $250,722 No
2017-06-15 Humphries Paul President, HRS Sell 23,859 $16.50 $393,685 No
2017-06-16 Bennett David P Chief Accounting Officer Sell 11,175 $16.54 $184,828 No
2017-06-15 Barbier Francois President, Global Operations Sell 23,454 $16.34 $383,297 No
2017-06-13 Humphries Paul President, HRS Sell 25,279 $16.61 $420,003 No
2017-06-13 Bennett David P Chief Accounting Officer Sell 5,656 $16.61 $93,960 No
2017-06-13 MCNAMARA MICHAEL M Chief Executive Officer Sell 47,098 $16.66 $784,888 No
2017-06-13 Collier Christopher Chief Financial Officer Sell 16,787 $16.66 $279,702 No
2017-06-13 Barbier Francois President, Global Operations Sell 25,279 $16.64 $420,577 No
2017-05-23 MCNAMARA MICHAEL M Chief Executive Officer Sell 58,838 $16.81 $988,949 No
2017-05-23 Humphries Paul President, HRS Sell 43,750 $16.77 $733,512 No
2017-05-24 Barbier Francois President, Global Operations Sell 43,750 $16.76 $733,337 No
2017-05-24 Collier Christopher Chief Financial Officer Sell 17,875 $16.75 $299,358 No
2017-05-05 WATKINS WILLIAM D Director Sell 30,000 $15.11 $453,177 No
2017-03-08 Barbier Francois President, Global Operations Sell 52,911 $16.42 $868,904 No
2017-02-01 Bennett David P Chief Accounting Officer Sell 6,000 $15.86 $95,160 No
2017-01-18 Tan Lay Koon Director Sell 293 $14.69 $4,305 No
2016-11-28 Bennett David P Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,500 $14.52 $108,902 No
2016-11-25 BINGHAM H RAYMOND Director Sell 20,000 $14.51 $290,162 No
2016-10-18 Tan Lay Koon Director Sell 311 $13.85 $4,308 No
2016-09-01 BINGHAM H RAYMOND Director Sell 25,000 $13.20 $329,948 No
2016-08-24 Tan Lay Koon Director Sell 3,292 $12.79 $42,113 No

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