Why insider trading matters?

When insiders buy shares on the open market, this can thus be regarded as a strong endorsement by those that know the company the best -- they are literally betting their own money on the company's future. Insider selling, however, is not necessarily meaningful in any way, as there is a range of reasons for insiders to liquidate (some) of the shares they own.

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RETRACTABLE TECHNOLOGIES INC (RVP)
Sector: Healthcare; Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies

Retractable Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets safety syringes and other medical products for the healthcare industry in the United States, rest of North and South America, and internationally. The company also engages in developing retractable needles and syringes, glass syringes, dental syringes, IV catheter introducers, and blood collection sets, as well as EasyPoint needles. Retractable Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Little Elm, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-05-25 Leonard Braden Michael 10%-Owner Buy 63,474 $3.98 $252,898 No
2022-05-16 Leonard Braden Michael 10%-Owner Buy 139,881 $3.96 $553,721 No
2022-05-11 Leonard Braden Michael 10%-Owner Buy 73,464 $3.83 $281,044 No

Insider Smart

Altimmune, Inc. (ALT) - Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners III, L.P., 10%-owner of ALT bought 1.3M shares in late May then added another 1.5M shares in June with an averaged ~$8 per share. 10 days after the accumulation, ALT price jumped to $10.

Insider Smart

Enphase Energy, Inc (ENPH) - ENPH was $10+ in 15Q1 then dropped to $2 and eventually went under $1. From 15Q4 to 17Q4 it built a 2-year-long base then BOOM! Stock went as high as $70 and likely will make a new high. Catch one or two moves like this you can retire early. One hint before the big move was that CEO and CFO were constantly accumulating, this kind of information is priceless.