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
Goosehead Insurance, Inc. (GSHD)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Insurance—Diversified

Goosehead Insurance, Inc. operates as a holding company for Goosehead Financial, LLC that provides personal lines insurance agency services in the United States. It offers various insurance products, including homeowner's insurance; auto insurance; other personal lines products, such as flood, wind, and earthquake insurance; excess liability or umbrella insurance; specialty lines insurance comprising motorcycle, recreational vehicle, and other insurance; commercial lines insurance consisting of general liability, property, and auto insurance for small businesses; and life insurance.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-01-04 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 9,473 $130.99 $1,240,853 Yes
2021-12-31 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 4,437 $130.48 $578,959 Yes
2021-12-29 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 801 $130.15 $104,247 Yes
2021-12-28 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 1,951 $132.64 $258,771 Yes
2021-12-27 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 6,400 $140.46 $898,949 Yes
2021-12-27 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 23,643 $139.07 $3,287,927 Yes
2021-12-16 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 6,040 $140.30 $847,407 Yes
2021-11-17 Peterson Camille Member of 10% owner group Sell 10,396 $132.90 $1,381,608 Yes
2021-11-16 Peterson Camille Member of 10% owner group Sell 39,604 $139.10 $5,508,808 Yes
2021-11-11 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 56,998 $141.74 $8,078,871 Yes
2021-11-08 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 46,646 $144.24 $6,728,104 Yes
2021-11-05 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 7,000 $140.15 $981,035 Yes
2021-11-05 Coleman Desiree Member of 10% owner group Sell 12,035 $141.12 $1,698,414 Yes
2021-11-04 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 46,356 $138.15 $6,404,026 Yes
2021-11-03 Jones Mark Evan CEO Sell 60,000 $138.66 $8,319,555 Yes
2021-08-12 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 53,333 $134.65 $7,181,310 Yes
2021-08-26 Langston Patrick Ryan VP and General Counsel Sell 10,000 $130.20 $1,302,000 Yes
2021-08-26 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 4,394 $130.06 $571,484 Yes
2021-08-25 Colby Michael C. President and COO Sell 45,606 $135.32 $6,171,550 Yes
2021-08-23 Jones Mark Evan CEO Sell 12,045 $136.99 $1,649,995 Yes
2021-08-06 Jones Mark Evan CEO Sell 23,864 $122.72 $2,928,664 Yes
2021-08-06 Jones Mark Evan CEO Sell 23,864 $122.72 $2,928,664 Yes
2021-07-02 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 32,034 $127.79 $4,093,470 Yes
2021-06-25 Colby Mark S. Chief Financial Officer Sell 200 $130.34 $26,067 Yes
2021-06-09 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 58,891 $93.65 $5,515,157 Yes
2021-06-11 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 141,109 $93.25 $13,159,094 Yes
2021-06-09 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 58,891 $93.65 $5,515,157 Yes
2021-05-28 Moxley Michael Patrick VP of Service Delivery Sell 2,500 $90.80 $227,002 Yes
2021-05-27 Mark & Robyn Jones Descendants Trust 2014 Member of 10% owner group Sell 69,729 $86.18 $6,009,353 Yes
2021-05-26 Moxley Michael Patrick VP of Service Delivery Sell 2,500 $86.75 $216,878 Yes

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