Why insider trading matters?

If management teams do not own any relevant stakes in the companies they guide, they may not be focused on creating wealth for shareholders to the same degree, compared to those that see their personal wealth increase when share prices rise.

- Klaus Gugler, Economist
GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC. (GABC)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

German American Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for German American Bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. The Core Banking segment accepts various deposit products from the general public; and originates consumer, commercial and agricultural, commercial and agricultural real estate, and residential mortgage loans, as well as sells residential mortgage loans in the secondary market. The Insurance Operations segment offers a range of personal and corporate property and casualty insurance products.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-03-17 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 49,281 $48.86 $2,408,070 No
2020-03-27 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 4,366 $27.07 $118,190 No
2020-03-26 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 8,331 $27.09 $225,727 No
2020-03-20 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 4,303 $27.06 $116,443 No
2020-03-16 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 15,992 $24.93 $398,663 No
2020-02-26 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 300 $33.06 $9,918 No
2020-02-25 Mitchell Lee A Director Sell 1,708 $33.02 $56,400 No

Insider Smart

Delta Airlines (DAL) - From an insider's perspective: airlines are the first ones to go under due to the pandemic. A lot of concerns were raised on possible bankruptcy especially amid by the dump from Buffett. However, insiders of Delta were bold enough to buy when Buffett was fear. And Delta is the only airline bought by insiders post-Buffett-dump.

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Upwork Inc (UPWK) - GRETSCH GREGORY C. Director of Upwork, made a bulk buy of 500K shares right before the big gap up, which is also the largest buy of the past 12 months.