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 MID BANCSHARES, INC. (FMBH)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

First Mid Bancshares, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides community banking products and services to commercial, retail, and agricultural customers in the United States. The company's loan products include commercial real estate, commercial and industrial, agricultural and agricultural real estate, residential real estate, and consumer loans; and other loans comprising loans to municipalities to support community projects, such as infrastructure improvements or equipment purchases. In addition, the company provides commercial lines insurance to businesses, as well as homeowner, automobile, health, life, and other types of personal lines insurance to individuals. The company was formerly known as First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. and changed its name to First Mid Bancshares, Inc. in April 2019.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-06-13 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 261 $35.90 $9,370 No
2022-03-01 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 135 $38.90 $5,252 No
2022-02-24 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 260 $38.49 $10,007 No
2022-02-14 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 380 $39.95 $15,181 No
2021-11-24 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 153 $44.00 $6,732 No
2021-09-17 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 150 $37.50 $5,625 No
2021-08-17 McCurry James Kyle Director Buy 500 $39.95 $19,975 No
2021-08-06 GATONS RHONDA G SVP, Chief Human Resources Ofc Sell 193 $42.00 $8,106 No
2021-02-24 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 30,757 $36.00 $1,107,321 No
2021-02-10 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 813 $36.00 $29,268 No
2021-02-08 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 4,825 $35.00 $168,875 No
2021-02-04 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 5,175 $35.00 $181,125 No
2021-01-14 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 8,430 $36.00 $303,498 No
2021-01-12 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 3,468 $35.46 $122,959 No
2021-01-11 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 1,398 $35.09 $49,061 No
2021-01-08 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 5,134 $35.32 $181,355 No
2020-06-09 Dean Clay M CEO-First Mid Insurance Group Buy 505 $28.09 $14,185 No
2020-05-06 Hiden David R. SVP, Chief Information Officer Buy 201 $24.88 $5,001 No
2020-01-15 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 750 $35.00 $26,250 No
2020-01-14 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 814 $35.00 $28,492 No
2020-01-03 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 3,260 $35.00 $114,100 No
2020-01-02 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 5,176 $35.06 $181,479 No
2019-12-17 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 38,578 $36.07 $1,391,509 No
2019-12-13 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 17,000 $35.34 $600,834 No
2019-12-13 SPARKS RAY A Director Sell 17,000 $35.34 $600,834 No
2019-11-11 Westerhold Mary Director Sell 49 $35.74 $1,751 No
2018-11-23 Dean Clay M CEO-First Mid Insurance Group Buy 2,821 $35.45 $100,004 No
2018-08-08 TAYLOR MICHAEL L Chief Operating Officer Sell 2,500 $40.45 $101,125 No
2018-08-01 ALLENBAUGH LAUREL G Executive Vice President Sell 2,500 $40.36 $100,900 No
2018-06-22 Westerhold Mary Director Buy 12,000 $41.56 $498,720 No

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