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
2021-02-15 SEGER THOMAS W Director Buy 94 $36.25 $3,408 No
2021-02-15 Ramsey Chris A Director Buy 71 $36.25 $2,574 No
2021-02-15 Snowden Raymond Ward Director Buy 71 $36.25 $2,574 No
2021-02-15 SHEIDLER JACK Director Buy 95 $36.25 $3,444 No
2021-02-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 71 $36.25 $2,574 No
2021-02-15 KELLY JASON M Director Buy 94 $36.25 $3,408 No
2021-02-15 Bawel Zachary W Director Buy 94 $36.25 $3,408 No
2021-01-15 SEGER THOMAS W Director Buy 98 $34.73 $3,403 No
2021-01-15 Snowden Raymond Ward Director Buy 49 $34.73 $1,702 No
2021-01-15 SHEIDLER JACK Director Buy 26 $34.73 $903 No
2021-01-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 50 $34.73 $1,736 No
2021-01-15 Ramsey Chris A Director Buy 24 $34.73 $833 No
2021-01-15 KELLY JASON M Director Buy 74 $34.73 $2,570 No
2021-01-15 Bawel Zachary W Director Buy 74 $34.73 $2,570 No
2020-12-28 LETT J DAVID Director Sell 1,530 $32.92 $50,373 No
2020-12-15 Snowden Raymond Ward Director Buy 77 $33.09 $2,548 No
2020-12-15 SEGER THOMAS W Director Buy 154 $33.09 $5,096 No
2020-12-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 51 $33.09 $1,688 No
2020-12-15 Ramsey Chris A Director Buy 26 $33.09 $860 No
2020-12-15 KELLY JASON M Director Buy 51 $33.09 $1,688 No
2020-12-15 Bawel Zachary W Director Buy 77 $33.09 $2,548 No
2020-12-07 LETT J DAVID Director Sell 230 $33.00 $7,590 No
2020-11-16 Snowden Raymond Ward Director Buy 75 $33.85 $2,539 No
2020-11-16 SHEIDLER JACK Director Buy 78 $33.85 $2,640 No
2020-11-16 SEGER THOMAS W Director Buy 50 $33.85 $1,692 No
2020-11-16 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 25 $33.85 $846 No
2020-11-16 Ramsey Chris A Director Buy 75 $33.85 $2,539 No
2020-11-16 KELLY JASON M Director Buy 75 $33.85 $2,539 No
2020-11-16 Bawel Zachary W Director Buy 75 $33.85 $2,539 No
2020-10-15 Ryan Christina M Director Buy 61 $28.54 $1,741 No

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