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
NATIONAL HOLDINGS CORP (NHLD)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Capital Markets

National Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Brokerage and Advisory Services, and Tax Preparation and Accounting Services. The company offers retail brokerage services include execution of purchases and sale of stocks, options, bonds, mutual funds, annuities, and various other securities; and investment advisory services for individual, corporate, and institutional clients. The company was formerly known as Olympic Cascade Financial Corporation and changed its name to National Holdings Corporation in March 2006.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-11-17 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 20,769 $2.69 $55,879 No
2020-11-16 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 194,051 $2.55 $494,147 No
2020-09-04 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 1,830 $2.20 $4,026 No
2020-09-02 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 3,312 $2.19 $7,268 No
2020-08-31 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 58,219 $2.29 $133,206 No
2020-06-30 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 365 $2.00 $730 No
2020-06-22 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 8,307 $2.04 $16,917 No
2020-05-06 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 77,911 $1.80 $140,598 No
2020-05-04 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 21,600 $1.75 $37,800 No
2020-03-11 Mullen Michael A CEO and Chairman of the Board Buy 35,000 $2.14 $74,854 No
2019-02-12 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 878,932 $3.25 $2,856,509 No
2019-02-04 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 2,180 $3.16 $6,880 No
2019-01-29 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 200 $3.11 $622 No
2019-01-28 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 1,412 $3.11 $4,387 No
2019-01-24 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 1,800 $3.10 $5,574 No
2019-01-18 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 3,421 $3.25 $11,118 No
2019-01-16 ASHER DANIEL 10%-Owner Buy 14,839 $3.23 $47,967 No
2015-10-13 Worman Glenn C. Executive VP - Finance Buy 7,900 $2.40 $18,952 No
2015-10-12 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 2,000 $2.42 $4,830 No
2015-10-09 Worman Glenn C. Executive VP - Finance Buy 2,100 $2.38 $4,998 No
2015-03-04 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 1,000 $4.50 $4,500 No
2015-03-04 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 1,000 $4.50 $4,500 No
2015-03-03 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 1,000 $4.60 $4,600 No
2015-02-25 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 1,000 $4.50 $4,500 No
2015-02-24 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 2,000 $4.40 $8,800 No
2015-02-23 FAGENSON ROBERT B CEO and Executive Chairman Buy 5,000 $4.31 $21,538 No
2015-01-02 GOLDWASSER MARK President Buy 40,000 $0.47 $18,800 No
2014-08-20 KLEIN MARK Chief Executive Officer Buy 100,000 $0.50 $50,000 No
2014-03-20 KLEIN MARK Chief Executive Officer Buy 45,000 $0.45 $20,250 No
2014-03-19 LEVIN ALAN B Chief Financial Officer Buy 50,000 $0.48 $23,925 No

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