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
METTLER TOLEDO INTERNATIONAL INC/ (MTD)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Diagnostics & Research

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. It operates in five segments: U.S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other. The company's industrial instruments comprise industrial weighing instruments and related terminals, automatic dimensional measurement and data capture solutions, vehicle scale systems, industrial software, and product inspection systems. The company markets its products through its direct sales force and indirect distribution channels.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-08-02 Chu Wah-Hui Director Sell 55 $1352.09 $74,365 Yes
2022-08-02 Vadala Shawn Chief Financial Officer Sell 800 $1344.06 $1,075,248 Yes
2022-08-02 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 8,000 $1344.92 $10,759,392 No
2022-08-03 SPOERRY ROBERT F Director Sell 2,000 $1362.50 $2,725,000 Yes
2022-05-31 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 9,570 $1287.11 $12,317,597 Yes
2022-05-27 Chu Wah-Hui Director Sell 56 $1308.00 $73,248 Yes
2022-05-27 Aggersbjerg Peter Head of Divisions Sell 1,797 $1300.00 $2,336,100 Yes
2022-05-27 SPOERRY ROBERT F Director Sell 2,290 $1304.37 $2,987,000 Yes
2022-05-26 Vadala Shawn Chief Financial Officer Sell 400 $1259.00 $503,600 Yes
2022-05-19 Chu Wah-Hui Director Sell 100 $1228.00 $122,800 Yes
2022-05-19 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 4,874 $1217.30 $5,933,113 No
2022-05-16 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 12,500 $1237.68 $15,470,950 Yes
2022-03-04 Aggersbjerg Peter Head of Divisions Sell 1,000 $1386.53 $1,386,530 Yes
2022-03-02 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 12,500 $1390.27 $17,378,401 Yes
2022-02-28 Magloth Christian Head of Human Resources Sell 1,500 $1421.12 $2,131,675 Yes
2022-02-25 Vadala Shawn Chief Financial Officer Sell 1,846 $1445.00 $2,667,470 Yes
2022-02-15 Aggersbjerg Peter Head of Divisions Sell 694 $1424.29 $988,457 No
2021-11-29 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 8,930 $1536.29 $13,719,034 Yes
2021-11-17 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 6,537 $1538.49 $10,057,084 Yes
2021-11-15 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 3,715 $1533.99 $5,698,767 Yes
2021-11-15 Keller Gerry Head of Process Analytics Sell 259 $1545.08 $400,174 Yes
2021-02-08 Aggersbjerg Peter Head of Divisions & Operations Sell 600 $1197.52 $718,512 No
2021-11-10 Filliol Olivier A Director Sell 8,000 $1546.57 $12,372,541 Yes
2021-11-09 Vadala Shawn Chief Financial Officer Sell 1,100 $1548.00 $1,702,800 Yes
2021-08-12 Keller Gerry Head of Process Analytics Sell 124 $1513.88 $187,721 No
2021-08-09 FILLIOL OLIVER A Director Sell 7,500 $1521.04 $11,407,776 Yes
2021-08-05 Chu Wah-Hui Director Sell 45 $1528.00 $68,760 Yes
2021-05-27 SPOERRY ROBERT F Director Sell 1,000 $1300.00 $1,300,000 Yes
2021-05-27 de la Guerroniere Marc Head of Eur & NA Market Orgs Sell 5,985 $1300.00 $7,780,500 No
2021-05-20 SPOERRY ROBERT F Director Sell 2,000 $1280.00 $2,560,000 Yes

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