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
PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC (PZZA)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Restaurants

Papa John's International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the Papa John's trademark in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-11-29 KIRTLEY OLIVIA F Director Sell 3,850 $128.26 $493,798 Yes
2021-11-19 Swaysland Jack H COO, International Sell 4,000 $133.02 $532,077 No
2021-11-24 Lynch Robert President and CEO Sell 12,500 $133.47 $1,668,387 No
2021-11-19 Swaysland Jack H COO, International Sell 4,000 $133.02 $532,077 No
2021-08-19 Smith Jeffrey C Director Sell 700,000 $112.00 $78,400,000 No
2020-11-30 KIRTLEY OLIVIA F Director Sell 14,138 $80.42 $1,137,043 Yes
2020-08-13 Coke Steven R VP, IR and Strategy Sell 2,750 $97.06 $266,920 Yes
2020-08-12 Oyler Caroline Miller Chief Legal & Risk Officer Sell 6,418 $96.10 $616,747 Yes
2020-08-13 Swaysland Jack H COO, International Sell 19,802 $96.27 $1,906,433 Yes
2020-06-04 Swaysland Jack H COO, International Sell 1,420 $82.07 $116,540 Yes
2020-02-28 Lynch Robert President and CEO Buy 7,120 $55.92 $398,177 No
2020-02-10 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 1,000,000 $63.24 $63,240,000 No
2019-12-06 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 104,639 $59.75 $6,252,347 Yes
2019-12-04 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 194,154 $60.50 $11,746,095 Yes
2019-11-11 Oyler Caroline Miller Chief Legal & Risk Officer Sell 4,775 $62.00 $296,050 No
2019-11-08 Swaysland Jack H COO, International Sell 1,623 $62.98 $102,212 No
2019-11-01 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 1,900,000 $56.60 $107,540,000 No
2019-10-25 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 100,000 $57.58 $5,757,600 Yes
2019-08-22 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 475,861 $43.22 $20,568,359 No
2019-08-21 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 150,000 $43.09 $6,464,250 No
2019-08-20 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 100,000 $42.80 $4,279,600 No
2019-05-21 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 3,451,413 $45.62 $157,470,718 No
2019-05-20 SANFILIPPO ANTHONY MICHAEL Director Buy 3,000 $47.32 $141,969 No
2019-05-16 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 78,428 $50.02 $3,922,655 No
2019-05-15 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 200,083 $50.71 $10,146,697 No
2019-05-10 SCHNATTER JOHN H 10%-Owner Sell 114,061 $52.69 $6,010,216 No
2018-03-08 OHern Timothy C SVP, Chief Development Officer Sell 10,963 $61.81 $677,623 Yes
2018-03-09 Oyler Caroline Miller SVP, General Counsel Sell 1,766 $61.00 $107,726 No
2018-03-02 Tucker Lance F. SVP, CFO and CAO Sell 36,783 $59.42 $2,185,794 Yes
2018-03-02 SHAPIRO MARK S Director Sell 8,232 $60.78 $500,318 Yes

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