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
Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
Sector: Consumer Defensive; Industry: Packaged Foods

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal and hot cereal products. The BellRing Brands segment provides ready-to-drink (RTD) protein shakes, other RTD beverages, powders, nutrition bars, and supplements. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-05-26 HARSHMAN ELLEN F Director Sell 250 $81.60 $20,400 No
2022-02-22 HARSHMAN ELLEN F Director Sell 200 $107.86 $21,573 No
2020-05-14 HARSHMAN ELLEN F Director Buy 100 $84.72 $8,472 No

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