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
U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (PRTS)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Internet Retail

U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online provider of aftermarket auto parts and accessories primarily in the United States and the Philippines. It offers collision parts, such as parts for the exterior of an automobile; mirror products; engine parts comprising engine and chassis components, as well as other mechanical and electrical parts; and performance parts and accessories to individual consumers through its network of e-commerce Websites and online marketplaces.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-10-21 Berman Joshua L Director Sell 20,000 $13.10 $262,000 Yes
2020-10-20 Berman Joshua L Director Sell 70,000 $12.88 $901,900 Yes
2020-10-15 Berman Joshua L Director Sell 60,000 $12.85 $771,200 Yes
2020-09-04 Akhavan Houman Chief Marketing Officer Buy 4,000 $10.33 $41,320 No
2020-09-04 Gomes Sanjiv CTO Buy 1,000 $10.10 $10,100 No
2020-09-04 Gomez Alfredo VP, General Counsel Buy 2,660 $10.06 $26,760 No
2020-09-04 Akhavan Houman Chief Marketing Officer Buy 1,000 $10.07 $10,070 No
2020-08-21 BARNES JIM Director Buy 5,150 $14.49 $74,624 No
2020-08-20 Liu Nanxi Director Buy 1,050 $14.94 $15,690 No
2020-08-18 Nia Mehran Director Sell 2,000,000 $13.00 $26,000,000 No
2020-08-19 Gomez Alfredo VP, General Counsel Buy 3,000 $14.84 $44,520 No
2020-06-30 Kanen David 10%-Owner Sell 495,634 $8.91 $4,417,842 No
2020-06-24 Kanen David 10%-Owner Sell 320,854 $8.83 $2,833,716 No
2020-06-19 Kanen David 10%-Owner Sell 623,551 $8.86 $5,522,359 No
2020-06-09 Kanen David 10%-Owner Sell 260,364 $9.01 $2,345,125 No
2020-06-10 Gomez Alfredo VP, General Counsel Buy 1,000 $8.00 $8,000 No
2020-06-04 Peker Lev Chief Executive Officer Sell 50,000 $8.27 $413,500 No
2020-05-29 Gomes Sanjiv CTO Buy 7,000 $7.11 $49,770 No
2020-05-28 Gomez Alfredo VP, General Counsel Buy 6,000 $6.44 $38,640 No
2020-05-28 BARNES JIM Director Buy 1,750 $5.80 $10,150 No
2020-05-28 Peker Lev Chief Executive Officer Sell 105,399 $5.93 $625,016 No
2020-05-28 Gomez Alfredo VP, General Counsel Buy 5,440 $5.99 $32,572 No
2020-05-14 BARNES JIM Director Buy 3,000 $4.50 $13,500 No
2020-05-13 BARNES JIM Director Buy 3,000 $4.95 $14,850 No
2020-03-13 Peker Lev Chief Executive Officer Sell 23,125 $2.30 $53,187 Yes
2020-03-12 BARNES JIM Director Buy 5,769 $2.60 $14,999 No
2019-12-10 Khazani Sol Director Buy 20,000 $2.20 $44,000 No
2019-12-10 BARNES JIM Director Buy 1,250 $2.21 $2,762 No
2019-11-20 BARNES JIM Director Buy 2,100 $2.39 $5,016 No
2019-11-06 Kanen David 10%-Owner, Director Buy 220,000 $1.82 $399,762 No

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