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
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
2021-06-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 43 $39.60 $1,703 No
2021-05-19 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 22 $39.63 $872 No
2021-04-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 40 $45.36 $1,814 No
2021-03-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 53 $48.11 $2,550 No
2021-02-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 71 $36.25 $2,574 No
2021-01-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 50 $34.73 $1,736 No
2020-12-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 51 $33.09 $1,688 No
2020-11-16 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 25 $33.85 $846 No
2020-10-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 61 $28.54 $1,741 No
2020-09-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 59 $28.89 $1,705 No
2020-08-17 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 291 $29.54 $8,596 No
2020-07-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 665 $30.07 $20,000 No
2020-06-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 59 $28.59 $1,687 No
2020-05-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 33 $25.95 $856 No
2020-04-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 34 $26.22 $892 No
2020-03-16 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 33 $25.33 $836 No
2020-02-18 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 53 $34.22 $1,814 No
2020-01-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 26 $35.16 $914 No
2019-12-16 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 24 $35.08 $842 No
2019-11-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 551 $33.74 $18,592 No

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