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
PG&E Corp (PCG)
Sector: Utilities; Industry: Utilities—Regulated Electric

PG&E Corporation, through its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, engages in the sale and delivery of electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers in northern and central California, the United States. The company also owns and operates nuclear, hydroelectric, fossil fuel-fired, and solar electricity generation facilities. PG&E Corporation was incorporated in 1905 and is based in San Francisco, California. On January 29, 2019, PG&E Corporation Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2018-08-22 STAVROPOULOS NICKOLAS President & COO, PG&E Company Sell 1,161 $44.79 $52,001 No
2018-06-01 Kane Julie SVP, Chief Compliance Officer Sell 489 $43.33 $21,188 No
2018-03-06 STAVROPOULOS NICKOLAS President & COO, PG&E Company Sell 4,728 $41.93 $198,245 No
2018-03-06 SIMON JOHN R EVP and General Counsel Sell 3,211 $41.93 $134,637 No
2018-03-06 MISTRY DINYAR B SVP HR Sell 5,586 $41.93 $234,221 No
2018-03-06 Malnight Steven E. SVP, Strategy and Policy Sell 1,693 $41.93 $70,987 No
2018-03-06 Kane Julie SVP, Chief Compliance Officer Sell 936 $41.93 $39,246 No
2017-11-15 Thomason David S. VP and Controller Sell 700 $56.82 $39,774 No
2017-09-05 KIMMEL ROGER H Director Buy 4,000 $69.68 $278,720 No
2017-08-23 Thomason David S. VP and Controller Sell 700 $69.62 $48,734 No
2017-08-22 SIMON JOHN R EVP and General Counsel Sell 881 $69.43 $61,168 No
2017-08-22 STAVROPOULOS NICKOLAS President & COO, PG&E Company Sell 1,101 $69.43 $76,442 No
2017-08-14 Malnight Steven E. SVP, Strategy and Policy Sell 5,000 $68.98 $344,900 No
2017-08-14 Kane Julie SVP, Chief Compliance Officer Sell 2,233 $68.98 $154,032 No
2017-05-26 STAVROPOULOS NICKOLAS President & COO, PG&E Company Sell 11,085 $67.37 $746,796 No
2017-03-06 SIMON JOHN R EVP and General Counsel Sell 6,530 $65.87 $430,131 No
2017-03-06 Park Hyun SVP & Special Cnsl to Chairman Sell 38,843 $65.83 $2,557,035 No
2016-03-04 STAVROPOULOS NICKOLAS President, Gas, PG&E Company Sell 14,015 $56.24 $788,204 No
2016-03-04 Williams Geisha J President, Electric, PG&E Co. Sell 14,645 $56.24 $823,635 No
2016-03-04 HARVEY KENT M SVP, Finance Sell 17,920 $56.24 $1,007,821 No
2016-03-04 Park Hyun SVP and General Counsel Sell 6,807 $56.35 $383,574 No
2016-03-04 SIMON JOHN R EVP-CorpSvcs & Human Resources Sell 3,899 $56.34 $219,670 No
2015-08-17 STAVROPOULOS NICKOLAS President, Gas Oper., PG&E Co. Sell 1,439 $54.17 $77,951 No
2015-05-22 Park Hyun SVP and General Counsel Sell 6,181 $52.99 $327,531 No
2015-03-05 JOHNS CHRISTOPHER P Pres. Pacific Gas and Electric Sell 24,304 $53.89 $1,309,743 No
2015-03-05 HARVEY KENT M SVP & CFO Sell 16,498 $53.89 $889,077 No
2015-03-05 MISTRY DINYAR B VP and Controller Sell 3,688 $53.69 $198,009 No
2015-03-05 SIMON JOHN R SVP-Human Resources Sell 3,107 $53.69 $166,815 No
2014-05-15 JOHNS CHRISTOPHER P Pres. Pacific Gas and Electric Sell 5,234 $43.78 $229,145 No
2014-03-06 SIMON JOHN R SVP-Human Resources Sell 1,746 $43.24 $75,497 No

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