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
3M CO (MMM)
Sector: Industrials; Industry: Specialty Industrial Machinery

3M Company develops, manufactures, and markets various products worldwide. It operates through four business segments: Safety & Industrial, Transportation & Electronics, Health Care, and Consumer. The Safety & Industrial segment offers personal safety products, adhesives and tapes, abrasives, closure and masking systems, electrical markets, automotive aftermarket, and roofing granules. The Transportation & Electronics provides electronics, such as display materials and systems, electronic materials solutions; automotive, aerospace, and commercial solutions; advanced materials; and transportation safety products. This segment serves transportation and electronic original equipment manufacturer customers. This segment is also involved in the retail auto care business.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-08-04 Dickson Zoe L EVP & Chief HR Officer Sell 2,265 $144.40 $327,070 Yes
2022-08-02 Vale Michael G. Group President Sell 36,771 $143.26 $5,267,683 Yes
2022-08-01 Reinseth Theresa E Senior Vice President/CAO Sell 795 $143.32 $113,939 Yes
2022-05-17 Poul Mojdeh Group President Sell 1,634 $151.68 $247,845 Yes
2022-05-03 Roman Michael F Chairman and CEO Sell 10,610 $146.21 $1,551,288 Yes
2021-08-11 Lavers Jeffrey R Group President Sell 6,025 $200.00 $1,205,000 Yes
2021-08-09 Ashish Khandpur K Group President Sell 6,505 $196.86 $1,280,582 Yes
2021-05-04 Reinseth Theresa E Senior Vice President/CAO Sell 33 $199.54 $6,585 Yes
2021-05-03 Poul Mojdeh Group President Sell 778 $198.63 $154,538 Yes
2021-05-03 Roman Michael F Chairman and CEO Sell 6,803 $197.79 $1,345,599 Yes
2021-04-30 Fong Ivan K Exec VP, Gen Counsel & Secret Sell 12,059 $198.46 $2,393,229 Yes
2021-04-21 Ludgate Kristen M Executive Vice President Sell 933 $200.00 $186,600 No
2021-02-17 Rutherford Denise R Senior Vice President Sell 50 $177.15 $8,857 No
2021-01-29 Vale Michael G. Executive Vice President Sell 30,875 $175.53 $5,419,520 Yes
2020-12-17 Ashish Khandpur K Executive Vice President Sell 5,760 $176.44 $1,016,296 Yes
2020-12-17 Hammes Eric D. Executive Vice President Sell 5,076 $176.67 $896,753 No
2020-12-08 Lavers Jeffrey R Executive Vice President Sell 6,219 $172.09 $1,070,229 Yes
2020-11-16 Fong Ivan K SVP, Gen Counsel & Secretary Sell 15,073 $172.62 $2,601,901 Yes
2020-08-19 Banovetz John Patrick Senior Vice President Sell 2,228 $164.81 $367,187 Yes
2020-05-08 Vale Michael G. Executive Vice President Sell 14,062 $148.34 $2,085,988 Yes
2020-05-06 Hammes Eric D. Executive Vice President Sell 1,026 $146.36 $150,165 Yes
2020-05-05 Keel Paul A Executive Vice President Sell 10,249 $147.17 $1,508,297 Yes
2020-05-04 Silberhorn Ty R Senior Vice President Sell 14,623 $146.46 $2,141,685 Yes
2020-05-04 Ashish Khandpur K Executive Vice President Sell 3,605 $146.85 $529,399 Yes
2020-05-01 Roman Michael F Chairman, President & CEO Sell 7,894 $148.70 $1,173,827 Yes
2020-02-21 Silberhorn Ty R Senior Vice President Sell 1,967 $158.19 $311,160 Yes
2020-02-18 Vale Michael G. Executive Vice President Sell 6,250 $159.17 $994,803 No
2020-01-31 Roman Michael F Chairman, President & CEO Sell 8,906 $162.00 $1,442,772 Yes
2019-12-02 Bushman Julie L Executive Vice President Sell 6,879 $170.16 $1,170,531 Yes
2019-11-13 Silberhorn Ty R Senior Vice President Sell 1,634 $170.72 $278,950 Yes

Insider Smart

SIMON PROPERTY GROUP (SPG) - Bottom fishing the crash could be intimidating, but it can be easier if you know insiders are on your side. Aeppel Glyn, Director of SPG played safe and bought shares in May at $50, but it is not late at all, the stock is now $90.

Insider Smart

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.