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
LEXICON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (LXRX)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Biotechnology

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. The company offers XERMELO, an orally-delivered small molecule drug candidate for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome diarrhea in combination with somatostatin analog therapy in adults.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2019-09-18 COATS LONNEL President and CEO Buy 50,000 $3.10 $155,000 No
2019-09-17 COATS LONNEL President and CEO Buy 50,000 $3.13 $156,403 No
2019-08-19 COATS LONNEL President and CEO Buy 40,000 $1.35 $54,029 No
2017-11-15 COATS LONNEL President and CEO Buy 10,000 $9.91 $99,100 No
2017-09-15 COATS LONNEL President and CEO Buy 30,000 $12.54 $376,337 No

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Camping World Holdings, Inc (CWH) - Another crash victim, Camping World Holdings, Inc took a deep dive from $16 to $4, several insiders bought around $6. With insiders on your side, this would be an easy add and hold to get your cost under $6. A 300% gain because stock is about to breach $25 in the coming weeks.

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Planet Fitness, Inc (PLNT) - Our position in PLNT is also inspired by insider trading, if insiders are comfortable and confident buying around $50, it is an easy hold if you can pick it up at an even lower price. Our avg cost of the position is ~$40 and is now with 50% profit.