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
BLACKROCK MUNIVEST FUND, INC. (MVF)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Asset Management

BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. It is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. It primarily invests in investment grade, long term municipal obligations that are exempt from federal income taxes. BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. was formed on September 29, 1988 and is domiciled in the United States.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-12-14 J.P. Morgan Taxable PUTTERs/Taxable DRIVERs, Series T0007 Trust 10%-Owner Sell 2,438 $100000.00 $243,800,000 No
2020-12-04 Castellano Michael J Director Buy 1,250 $9.09 $11,362 No
2020-05-28 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 1,200 $8.30 $9,959 No
2020-03-18 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 600 $6.95 $4,172 No
2019-01-16 GABBAY HENRY Director Buy 140 $8.68 $1,215 No
2019-01-15 GABBAY HENRY Director Buy 10 $8.72 $87 No
2018-12-26 Hayes Peter Officer of the Advisor Sell 3,000 $8.25 $24,761 No
2018-12-17 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Sell 3,742 $8.32 $31,136 No
2017-01-25 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 200 $9.80 $1,960 No
2016-10-14 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 250 $9.95 $2,488 No
2016-04-01 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Sell 912 $10.78 $9,831 No
2016-03-31 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Sell 588 $10.78 $6,339 No
2016-03-24 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Sell 1,500 $10.69 $16,035 No
2016-03-02 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Sell 1,160 $10.58 $12,272 No
2016-03-01 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Sell 1,340 $10.60 $14,204 No
2014-12-09 GABBAY HENRY Director Sell 100 $9.78 $978 No
2014-04-23 Hayes Peter Officer of the Advisor Buy 3,000 $9.64 $28,920 No
2013-12-11 KALINOSKI MICHAEL Portfolio Manager Buy 600 $8.63 $5,178 No
2013-08-15 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 300 $8.85 $2,655 No
2013-08-07 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 275 $9.13 $2,511 No
2013-07-25 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 500 $9.34 $4,670 No
2013-06-21 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 250 $9.75 $2,438 No
2013-06-20 Soccio Phillip Portfolio Manager Buy 250 $9.90 $2,475 No
2013-06-12 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Buy 2,000 $10.10 $20,200 No
2012-04-18 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Buy 200 $10.49 $2,098 No
2012-04-19 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Buy 2,800 $10.52 $29,456 No
2012-02-23 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association 10%-Owner Sell 2,438 $100000.00 $243,800,000 No
2010-12-13 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Buy 1,000 $8.78 $8,780 No
2010-12-08 JAECKEL THEODORE R JR Portfolio Manager Buy 1,000 $8.90 $8,900 No
2010-01-15 GABBAY HENRY Director Buy 100 $9.36 $936 No

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