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
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Biotechnology

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the identification, acquisition, development, and commercialization of novel products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases in the United States. Its biologic products include Crysvita (burosumab), an antibody targeting fibroblast growth factor 23 for the treatment of X-linked hypophosphatemia; and Mepsevii, an enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of children and adults with Mucopolysaccharidosis VII. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. has collaboration and license agreement with Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. to develop additional nucleic acid therapies for rare diseases.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-10-14 Bedrosian Camille L EVP and Chief Medical Officer Sell 262 $88.00 $23,056 No
2020-10-14 Parschauer Karah Herdman EVP and General Counsel Sell 325 $88.00 $28,600 No
2020-10-14 Kassberg Thomas Richard CBO & EVP Sell 262 $87.98 $23,051 No
2020-10-14 Harris Erik EVP & Chief Commercial Officer Sell 220 $88.00 $19,360 No
2020-10-14 Pinion John Richard nan Sell 262 $88.00 $23,056 No
2020-10-14 Huang Dennis Karl EVP & Chief Tech Ops Officer Sell 262 $88.00 $23,056 No
2020-10-14 Huizenga Theodore Alan SVP, Controller and PAO Sell 146 $87.98 $12,845 No
2020-10-14 Sharp Shalini EVP, Finance Sell 375 $87.99 $32,996 No
2020-10-12 Pinion John Richard nan Sell 2,780 $94.47 $262,627 No
2020-10-08 Parschauer Karah Herdman EVP and General Counsel Sell 10,000 $95.00 $950,000 Yes
2020-10-06 Parschauer Karah Herdman EVP and General Counsel Sell 10,000 $90.00 $900,000 Yes
2020-09-23 Parschauer Karah Herdman EVP and General Counsel Sell 10,000 $85.00 $850,000 Yes
2020-09-01 KAKKIS EMIL D President & CEO Sell 30,000 $82.63 $2,478,900 No
2020-08-21 Aliski William Director Sell 5,000 $86.57 $432,850 Yes
2020-08-17 Parschauer Karah Herdman EVP and General Counsel Sell 12,370 $88.43 $1,093,884 Yes
2020-08-17 Sharp Shalini CFO & Executive Vice President Sell 14,378 $88.40 $1,271,073 Yes
2020-08-10 SIEGALL CLAY B Director Sell 34,750 $85.37 $2,966,736 Yes
2020-07-13 KAKKIS EMIL D President & CEO Sell 40,000 $85.35 $3,414,000 No
2020-07-08 Huizenga Theodore Alan SVP, Controller and PAO Sell 2,638 $91.00 $240,058 Yes
2020-07-06 Fust Matthew K Director Sell 6,181 $90.00 $556,290 Yes
2020-07-01 Fust Matthew K Director Sell 5,000 $85.00 $425,000 Yes
2020-07-01 Huizenga Theodore Alan SVP, Controller and PAO Sell 2,611 $81.00 $211,491 Yes
2020-06-04 Sharp Shalini CFO & Executive Vice President Sell 12,798 $74.19 $949,431 Yes
2020-05-18 Aliski William Director Sell 20,000 $74.02 $1,480,322 No
2020-05-26 Huizenga Theodore Alan SVP, Controller and PAO Sell 260 $74.93 $19,482 No
2020-05-18 Aliski William Director Sell 7,500 $74.65 $559,875 Yes
2020-05-19 Sharp Shalini CFO & Executive Vice President Sell 29,113 $73.33 $2,134,885 Yes
2020-05-15 Huizenga Theodore Alan SVP, Controller and PAO Sell 2,461 $71.00 $174,731 Yes
2020-05-18 Fust Matthew K Director Sell 1,875 $75.00 $140,625 No
2020-05-18 Parschauer Karah Herdman EVP and General Counsel Sell 2,722 $74.72 $203,374 No

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