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
Howard Bancorp Inc (HBMD)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

Howard Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Howard Bank that provides commercial banking, mortgage banking, and consumer finance products and services to businesses, business owners, professionals, and other consumers. Further, it provides Internet banking, merchant card, overnight sweep, and remote deposit capture services; and Mobiliti mobile banking, PopMoney, and eStatement products. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated through a network of 21 full service branches, as well as 11 mortgage and commercial lending offices located in Maryland.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-01-08 Scully Mary Ann Chairman/CEO Buy 761 $9.19 $6,994 No
2021-01-08 Kunisch Robert D Jr. President/COO Buy 800 $9.19 $7,352 No
2021-01-08 Jones Thomas Randy EVP-CLO Buy 152 $9.19 $1,397 No
2021-01-08 Howard Joseph F EVP Buy 152 $9.19 $1,397 No
2021-01-08 Steil Jack E Director Buy 304 $9.19 $2,794 No
2021-01-08 Schwabe Charles E. EVP-CRO Buy 152 $9.19 $1,397 No
2021-01-08 TURNER FRANK K JR EVP Buy 152 $9.19 $1,397 No
2021-01-08 Scully Mary Ann Chairman/CEO Buy 761 $9.19 $6,994 No
2021-01-08 Kunisch Robert D Jr. President/COO Buy 800 $9.19 $7,352 No
2021-01-08 Jones Thomas Randy EVP/CLO Buy 152 $9.19 $1,397 No
2021-01-08 Howard Joseph F EVP Buy 152 $9.19 $1,397 No
2020-11-13 Poynot Steven EVP/CIO Sell 384 $11.62 $4,464 No
2020-08-19 Carpenter Robert L JR EVP/CFO Buy 1,000 $9.88 $9,878 No
2020-08-11 Smith Robert W. Jr. Director Buy 5,000 $10.30 $51,488 No
2020-07-06 Jones Thomas Randy EVP-CLO Buy 135 $9.56 $1,291 No
2020-07-06 Schwabe Charles E. EVP-CRO Buy 135 $9.56 $1,291 No
2020-07-06 Steil Jack E Director Buy 271 $9.56 $2,591 No
2020-07-06 TURNER FRANK K JR EVP-Chief Commercial Banking Buy 135 $9.56 $1,291 No
2020-07-06 McKone Steven Drew EVP-Chief Deposit Officer Buy 135 $9.56 $1,291 No
2020-07-06 Poynot Steven EVP-CIO Buy 108 $9.56 $1,032 No
2020-07-06 Scully Mary Ann Chairman/CEO Buy 679 $9.56 $6,491 No
2020-06-10 Carpenter Robert L JR EVP/CFO Buy 1,500 $11.30 $16,950 No
2020-06-04 Carpenter Robert L JR EVP/CFO Buy 2,500 $10.40 $26,000 No
2020-03-18 Lundeen Kenneth C. Director Buy 2,000 $10.60 $21,200 No
2020-03-18 McKone Steven Drew EVP-Chief Deposit Officer Buy 178 $10.39 $1,849 No
2020-03-18 Arnold Richard G. Director Buy 930 $10.75 $9,998 No
2020-03-17 Smith Robert W. Jr. Director Buy 1,500 $10.75 $16,124 No
2020-03-17 O NEILL THOMAS P Director Buy 1,000 $12.00 $11,999 No
2020-03-13 Arnold Richard G. Director Buy 875 $12.53 $10,964 No
2020-03-13 Scully Mary Ann CEO Buy 800 $13.07 $10,456 No

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