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
Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Leisure

Planet Fitness, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers under the Planet Fitness name. It operates through three segments: Franchise, Corporate-Owned Stores, and Equipment. The Equipment segment engages in the sale of fitness equipment to franchisee-owned stores in the United States.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2017-11-16 Moore Richard L CAO & General Counsel Sell 70,147 $30.55 $2,143,194 Yes
2017-11-14 Moore Richard L CAO & General Counsel Sell 5,100 $30.50 $155,561 Yes
2017-11-13 Moore Richard L CAO & General Counsel Sell 49,753 $30.51 $1,517,830 Yes
2017-11-08 Moore Richard L CAO & General Counsel Sell 364,160 $29.52 $10,749,223 Yes
2017-11-06 Moore Richard L CAO & General Counsel Sell 9,200 $27.02 $248,592 Yes
2017-11-01 Moore Richard L CAO & General Counsel Sell 1,640 $27.00 $44,280 Yes
2016-11-10 Moore Richard L See Remarks Sell 50,000 $24.01 $1,200,525 Yes
2016-10-27 Moore Richard L See Remarks Sell 41,800 $21.21 $886,583 Yes
2016-09-23 Moore Richard L See Remarks Sell 8,200 $21.00 $172,230 Yes
2016-06-28 Moore Richard L See Remarks Sell 150,000 $15.76 $2,363,625 Yes

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