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
Ovintiv Inc. (OVV)
Sector: Energy; Industry: Oil & Gas E&P

Ovintiv Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids. The company's principal assets include Permian in west Texas and Anadarko in west-central Oklahoma; and Montney in northeast British Columbia and northwest Alberta. The company was formerly known as Encana Corporation and changed its name to Ovintiv Inc. in January 2020.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-10-02 Moore Rachel Maureen EVP, Corporate Services Buy 6,000 $7.42 $44,520 No
2020-09-25 Mayson Howard John Director Sell 8,100 $8.48 $68,696 No
2020-09-23 Suttles Douglas James President & CEO Buy 1,200 $8.50 $10,200 No
2020-09-08 Suttles Douglas James President & CEO Buy 2,000 $9.47 $18,950 No
2020-06-11 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 2,000 $8.75 $17,500 No
2020-03-23 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 5,000 $2.45 $12,250 No
2020-03-19 Mayson Howard John Director Buy 8,000 $2.71 $21,672 No
2020-03-18 RICKS THOMAS G Director Buy 50,000 $2.15 $107,500 No
2020-03-11 McCracken Brendan Michael EVP, Corp Dev & Ext Relations Buy 3,000 $3.05 $9,138 No
2020-03-11 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 5,000 $2.88 $14,400 No
2020-03-09 McAllister Michael Gerard President Buy 2,745 $3.99 $10,953 No
2020-03-09 RICKS THOMAS G Director Buy 65,000 $3.13 $203,451 No
2020-03-09 Hill David Glen EVP, Exploration & Land Buy 1,000 $3.00 $3,000 No
2020-03-09 Shaw Brian Gordon Director Buy 10,000 $3.02 $30,250 No
2020-03-09 Waterman Bruce Gordon Director Buy 55,000 $2.94 $161,700 No
2020-03-09 Alexander Joanne Linette EVP, General Counsel & Corp Se Buy 3,000 $4.43 $13,290 No
2020-03-09 Code Corey Douglas EVP & CFO Buy 5,000 $4.09 $20,450 No
2020-03-09 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 10,000 $3.34 $33,425 No
2020-03-09 Mayson Howard John Director Buy 4,000 $3.59 $14,368 No
2020-03-06 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 1,500 $8.55 $12,825 No
2020-03-06 McCracken Brendan Michael EVP, Corp Dev & Ext Relations Buy 5,000 $8.32 $41,600 No
2020-03-05 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 4,500 $9.74 $43,852 No
2020-03-05 FOWLER FRED J Director Buy 10,000 $9.60 $96,000 No
2020-03-05 Hill David Glen EVP, Exploration & Land Buy 1,000 $9.50 $9,500 No
2020-02-28 McAllister Michael Gerard President Buy 3,400 $10.91 $37,094 No
2020-02-28 Williams Michael EVP, Corporate Services Buy 3,490 $10.68 $37,273 No
2020-02-28 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 2,000 $10.33 $20,660 No
2020-02-27 RICKS THOMAS G Director Buy 25,000 $10.71 $267,652 No
2020-02-27 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 2,000 $10.76 $21,510 No
2020-02-26 Suttles Douglas James Chief Executive Officer Buy 3,000 $12.44 $37,305 No

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