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
MID PENN BANCORP INC (MPB)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Mid Penn Bank that provides commercial banking services to individuals, partnerships, non-profit organizations, and corporations. In addition, the company offers online banking, telephone banking, cash management, and automated teller services, as well as safe deposit boxes; and trust and wealth management services. As of December 31, 2019, it operates 39 full service retail banking locations in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Fayette, Lancaster, Luzerne, Montgomery, Northumberland, Schuylkill, and Westmoreland counties, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Millersburg, Pennsylvania.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-12-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 16 $31.74 $508 No
2021-12-13 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $30.08 $30,080 No
2021-09-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 18 $27.55 $496 No
2021-04-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 3,000 $25.00 $75,000 No
2021-03-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 19 $26.81 $509 No
2020-12-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 23 $21.90 $504 No
2020-09-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 28 $17.31 $485 No
2020-09-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 28 $17.31 $485 No
2020-09-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 28 $17.31 $485 No
2020-07-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $19.73 $19,730 No
2020-06-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 28 $18.43 $516 No
2020-03-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 24 $20.25 $486 No
2020-03-11 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $17.00 $17,000 No
2019-12-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 18 $28.80 $518 No
2019-11-07 Abel Robert A Director Buy 500 $26.50 $13,250 No
2019-09-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 19 $25.63 $487 No
2019-06-28 Abel Robert A Director Buy 20 $24.95 $499 No
2019-03-29 Abel Robert A Director Buy 21 $24.50 $514 No
2018-12-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 21 $23.02 $483 No
2018-10-31 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $26.82 $26,820 No
2018-09-28 Abel Robert A Director Buy 17 $29.15 $496 No
2018-06-29 Abel Robert A Director Buy 15 $34.90 $524 No
2018-03-30 Abel Robert A Director Buy 15 $31.95 $479 No
2018-02-02 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $33.10 $33,100 No
2017-12-29 Abel Robert A Director Buy 15 $33.10 $496 No
2017-09-29 Abel Robert A Director Buy 17 $29.40 $500 No
2017-05-08 Abel Robert A Director Buy 500 $26.90 $13,450 No
2016-08-16 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $18.25 $18,250 No
2015-12-17 Abel Robert A Director Buy 1,000 $17.13 $17,130 No
2014-09-09 Abel Robert A Director Buy 500 $16.00 $8,000 No

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