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
Graphite Bio, Inc. (GRPH)


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-10-15 Samsara BioCapital, L.P. 10%-Owner Buy 50,800 $13.14 $667,665 No
2021-10-08 Samsara BioCapital, L.P. 10%-Owner Buy 145,496 $13.53 $1,968,973 No
2021-06-29 Samsara BioCapital, L.P. 10%-Owner Buy 500,000 $17.00 $8,500,000 Yes

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Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc. (MWK) - Multiple insiders bought MWK in June around $5, stock moved sideways for a month then made a 60% jump in 10 days. Patience is the key.

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Ovintiv Inc (OVV) - Insiders of OVV have been HEAVILY accumulating shares in March with a sub-$3 cost. And the stock is now $11. An awesome 400% gain can't be missed if you found it was heavily accumulated earlier.