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
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
2009-08-25 SMITH BRADFORD L Senior Vice President Sell 83,000 $24.69 $2,048,863 No
2009-08-14 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 1,000,000 $23.60 $23,600,200 No
2009-08-13 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,000,000 $23.61 $47,217,000 No
2009-08-12 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 4,000,000 $23.58 $94,336,400 No

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