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
MICROSOFT CORP (MSFT)
Sector: Technology; Industry: Software—Infrastructure

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. Its Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, and Skype for Business, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CAL); Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; LinkedIn that includes Talent and marketing solutions, and subscriptions; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for small and medium businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises. It also provides support services and Microsoft consulting services to assist customers in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions; and training and certification to developers and IT professionals on various Microsoft products. Its More Personal Computing segment offers Windows OEM licensing and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; Windows Commercial, such as volume licensing of the Windows operating system, Windows cloud services, and other Windows commercial offerings; patent licensing; Windows Internet of Things; and MSN advertising.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-05-01 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 3,000 $176.94 $530,811 No
2020-03-03 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 5,000 $173.80 $869,000 No
2019-09-04 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 4,000 $137.17 $548,680 No
2019-07-29 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 4,000 $141.05 $564,216 No
2019-02-28 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,220 $112.76 $814,127 No
2018-11-05 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 2,000 $107.18 $214,363 No
2018-10-31 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 20,000 $107.69 $2,153,900 No
2017-12-04 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 18,000 $83.15 $1,496,759 No
2017-11-02 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 15,000 $84.08 $1,261,200 No
2017-01-30 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,500 $65.35 $490,125 No
2016-10-27 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 5,000 $60.52 $302,625 No
2016-04-26 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,000 $51.38 $359,686 No
2016-02-01 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 4,000 $54.85 $219,416 No
2015-10-27 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 20,000 $53.51 $1,070,200 No
2015-04-27 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 4,500 $47.84 $215,294 No
2015-02-04 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 6,000 $41.83 $250,980 No
2014-10-27 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 22,000 $45.81 $1,007,908 No
2014-07-28 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 1,500 $44.03 $66,052 No
2014-04-28 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 6,000 $40.12 $240,720 No
2014-01-28 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 10,000 $36.10 $361,049 No
2013-10-28 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 20,000 $35.45 $709,026 No
2013-04-22 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 10,000 $30.88 $308,779 No
2013-01-28 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 10,000 $28.04 $280,417 No
2012-09-04 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 15,000 $30.41 $456,128 No
2012-04-30 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 5,000 $32.01 $160,025 No
2012-01-23 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 10,000 $29.75 $297,510 No
2011-09-07 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 15,000 $25.86 $387,866 No
2011-08-31 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 5,000 $26.56 $132,800 No
2011-07-27 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,000 $27.75 $194,250 No
2010-11-05 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 15,000 $27.13 $406,965 No

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CARNIVAL CORP (CCL) - Cruislines $CCL $NCLH $RCL took a huge beat due to the pandemic, concerns of bankruptcy were raised. Among the three dominating companies in the industry, $CCL is the first one bought by insiders, such a bold move would definitely boost investor confidence.

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Delta Airlines (DAL) - From an insider's perspective: airlines are the first ones to go under due to the pandemic. A lot of concerns were raised on possible bankruptcy especially amid by the dump from Buffett. However, insiders of Delta were bold enough to buy when Buffett was fear. And Delta is the only airline bought by insiders post-Buffett-dump.