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
Purple Innovation, Inc. (PRPL)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Furnishings, Fixtures & Appliances

Purple Innovation, Inc. designs and manufactures mattresses, pillows, and cushions. The company markets and sells its products through direct-to-consumer online channels, retail brick-and-mortar wholesale partners, and third-party online retailers, as well as through its factory outlet and the company owned showrooms.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-03-31 Kiedaisch Gary Alan Director Buy 5,000 $29.96 $149,800 No
2020-03-13 Kiedaisch Gary Alan Director Buy 20,000 $7.94 $158,816 No

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