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
GRACO INC (GGG)
Sector: Industrials; Industry: Specialty Industrial Machinery

Graco Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense, and spray fluid and powder materials worldwide. It also provides liquid finishing equipment; paint circulating and supply pumps; paint circulating advanced control systems; plural component coating proportioners; spare parts and accessories; and powder finishing products to coat powder finishing on metals under the Gema and SAT brands. The company's Process segment offers pumps to move and dispense chemicals, oil and natural gas, water, wastewater, petroleum, food, lubricants, and other fluids; pressure valves used in the oil and natural gas industry, other industrial processes, and research facilities; and chemical injection pumping solutions for injection of chemicals into producing oil wells and pipelines. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-05-05 GILLIGAN J KEVIN Director Sell 13,938 $63.50 $885,056 Yes
2022-02-15 LOWE DAVID M CFO and Treasurer Sell 28,001 $70.70 $1,979,671 Yes
2021-11-17 Chambers Caroline M President, EMEA Sell 8,234 $77.71 $639,827 Yes
2021-11-09 Etchart Eric Director Sell 600 $79.60 $47,760 Yes
2021-04-27 GILLIGAN J KEVIN Director Sell 18,000 $77.02 $1,386,365 Yes
2021-04-27 MITAU LEE R Director Sell 34,800 $76.97 $2,678,416 Yes
2021-04-22 Etchart Eric Director Sell 5,100 $77.20 $393,720 Yes
2021-03-15 Rothe Christian E President, AFTD Sell 59,340 $70.00 $4,153,800 Yes
2021-02-19 VAN SANT R WILLIAM Director Sell 13,938 $70.04 $976,251 Yes
2021-02-17 MCHALE PATRICK J President and CEO Sell 15,254 $70.15 $1,070,103 Yes
2021-02-12 LOWE DAVID M President, Process Division Sell 54,000 $71.55 $3,863,527 Yes
2020-12-11 JOHNSON DALE D President, Worldwide CED Sell 54,000 $68.50 $3,699,000 Yes
2020-11-23 Wordell Angela F EVP, Operations, President ONG Sell 3,690 $68.51 $252,797 Yes
2020-11-11 SHEAHAN MARK W CFO and Treasurer Sell 54,000 $67.79 $3,660,838 Yes
2020-11-09 Ahlers David M Executive Vice President Sell 55,800 $67.03 $3,740,352 Yes
2020-11-04 Etchart Eric Director Sell 4,000 $64.16 $256,646 Yes
2020-11-03 FERAGEN JODY H Director Sell 7,592 $63.31 $480,659 Yes
2020-11-03 MCHALE PATRICK J President and CEO Sell 364,482 $62.90 $22,924,974 Yes
2020-10-30 MCHALE PATRICK J President and CEO Sell 6,420 $62.02 $398,177 Yes
2020-10-28 MCHALE PATRICK J President and CEO Sell 224,907 $62.83 $14,131,516 Yes
2020-10-26 MITAU LEE R Director Sell 21,300 $63.77 $1,358,199 Yes
2020-10-16 Zumbolo Brian J President, Asia Pacific Sell 54,000 $66.00 $3,564,000 Yes
2020-10-14 GALLIVAN KAREN PARK Executive Vice President Sell 798 $65.00 $51,870 Yes
2020-10-13 GALLIVAN KAREN PARK Executive Vice President Sell 42,282 $65.00 $2,748,330 Yes
2020-10-14 GALLIVAN KAREN PARK Executive Vice President Sell 798 $65.00 $51,870 Yes
2020-10-13 GALLIVAN KAREN PARK Executive Vice President Sell 42,282 $65.00 $2,748,330 Yes
2020-09-10 Etchart Eric Director Sell 1,150 $59.03 $67,880 Yes
2020-08-27 White Timothy R President, White Knight, QED Sell 6,090 $58.43 $355,837 Yes
2020-08-21 JOHNSON DALE D President, Worldwide CED Sell 55,800 $57.19 $3,191,180 Yes
2020-08-20 MORFITT MARTHA A M Director Sell 49,800 $57.00 $2,838,600 No

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