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
2017-01-30 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,000,000 $65.11 $130,224,800 No
2017-01-30 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,500 $65.35 $490,125 No
2016-11-14 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 18,583 $58.58 $1,088,528 No
2016-11-08 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 12,000 $60.51 $726,120 No
2016-11-02 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 12,000 $59.57 $714,841 No
2016-10-28 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 3,300,000 $60.30 $198,995,000 No
2016-10-27 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 5,000 $60.52 $302,625 No
2016-10-26 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,000,000 $60.78 $121,555,800 No
2016-10-25 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,700,000 $60.99 $164,678,940 No
2016-08-10 Nadella Satya Chief Executive Officer Sell 143,000 $57.97 $8,289,524 No
2016-08-08 Hood Amy EVP, Chief Financial Officer Sell 120,000 $57.86 $6,943,740 No
2016-07-28 Morfit G Mason See Remarks Sell 18,000,000 $56.12 $1,010,110,000 No
2016-07-25 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 5,500,000 $56.43 $310,364,650 No
2016-07-21 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,500,000 $55.94 $139,852,750 No
2016-05-20 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 5,337 $50.89 $271,587 No
2016-05-19 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 6,000 $50.31 $301,830 No
2016-05-05 Hogan Kathleen T EVP, Human Resources Sell 17,500 $50.04 $875,768 No
2016-04-29 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 5,300,000 $50.04 $265,220,514 No
2016-04-26 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 7,000 $51.38 $359,686 No
2016-04-27 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,700,000 $50.87 $137,337,930 No
2016-02-12 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 10,000 $50.24 $502,365 No
2016-02-09 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 5,000 $50.00 $250,000 No
2016-02-05 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 3,000,000 $51.50 $154,489,182 No
2016-02-03 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,000,000 $52.17 $104,334,742 No
2016-02-02 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 2,000,000 $53.35 $106,704,447 No
2016-02-01 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 1,000,000 $54.76 $54,758,100 No
2016-02-01 BROD FRANK H Chief Accounting Officer Sell 4,000 $54.85 $219,416 No
2015-11-11 Morfit G Mason See Remarks Sell 18,650,000 $53.53 $998,251,000 No
2015-10-29 GATES WILLIAM H III Director Sell 4,000,000 $53.43 $213,724,559 No
2015-10-28 Capossela Christopher C EVP, Chief Marketing Officer Sell 29,000 $53.59 $1,553,991 No

Insider Smart

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