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
Kodiak Sciences Inc. (KOD)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Biotechnology

Kodiak Sciences Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, provides novel therapeutics to treat retinal diseases. Its preclinical stage product candidate include KSI-501, a bispecific anti-interleukin 6/VEGF bioconjugate to target inflammation and abnormal angiogenesis in the pathogenesis of retinal vascular diseases. The company's early research pipeline include KSI-601, a triplet inhibitor for dry AMD. The company was formerly known as Oligasis, LLC and changed its name to Kodiak Sciences Inc. in September 2015.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-09-30 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 86,932 $95.83 $8,330,572 Yes
2021-09-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $99.88 $694,164 Yes
2021-09-16 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 31,838 $94.39 $3,005,281 No
2021-09-07 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 57,501 $93.31 $5,365,227 No
2021-08-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $91.44 $635,534 Yes
2021-08-13 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 102,773 $87.19 $8,960,623 No
2021-06-21 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $84.90 $590,085 No
2021-06-15 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 1,454 $80.90 $117,624 Yes
2021-06-15 BORGESON JOHN A. nan Sell 1,290 $80.90 $104,361 Yes
2021-06-15 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 1,147 $84.75 $97,208 Yes
2021-06-15 BORGESON JOHN A. nan Sell 1,037 $84.75 $87,886 Yes
2021-05-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $81.14 $563,924 No
2021-04-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $111.26 $773,249 Yes
2021-03-22 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $131.50 $913,894 Yes
2021-03-10 BORGESON JOHN A. nan Sell 5,000 $130.08 $650,415 No
2021-02-22 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $125.81 $874,367 Yes
2021-01-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 26,950 $162.77 $4,386,776 Yes
2020-12-23 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $144.55 $1,004,610 Yes
2020-11-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $138.79 $964,601 Yes
2020-11-20 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 1,527,777 $108.00 $164,999,916 No
2020-10-27 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 7,500 $100.00 $750,000 Yes
2020-10-23 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 7,500 $86.25 $646,875 Yes
2020-10-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $78.39 $544,817 Yes
2020-10-13 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 5,000 $75.00 $375,000 Yes
2020-10-09 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 2,200 $71.28 $156,819 Yes
2020-09-25 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 48,125 $56.65 $2,726,182 No
2020-09-24 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 203,047 $51.71 $10,498,591 No
2020-09-21 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $52.40 $364,182 Yes
2020-09-08 BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP 10%-Owner, Director Buy 322,979 $47.43 $15,318,311 No
2020-08-20 EHRLICH JASON nan Sell 6,950 $47.11 $327,444 Yes

Insider Smart

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SERVICE CORP INTERNATIONAL (SCI) - WALTRIP W BLAIR, Director of $SCI made a buy at 34.65, was he convinced the bottom of the box is a strong support? Well, seems he is not wrong.