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
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
2019-01-04 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,821 $0.61 $2,350 No
2018-12-31 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 75,000 $0.59 $44,430 No
2018-12-27 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 4,499 $0.64 $2,863 No
2018-12-24 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 7,739 $0.66 $5,109 No
2018-12-20 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 6,893 $0.66 $4,524 No
2018-12-17 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 5,000 $0.65 $3,251 No
2018-12-14 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 16,650 $0.65 $10,811 No
2018-12-12 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,338 $0.65 $2,179 No
2018-12-07 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 7,894 $0.65 $5,100 No
2018-12-06 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 1,953 $0.66 $1,281 No
2018-12-04 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 5,019 $0.66 $3,332 No
2018-11-30 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,307 $0.67 $2,199 No
2018-11-29 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 1,555 $0.65 $1,014 No
2018-11-27 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,206 $0.67 $2,139 No
2018-10-19 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,852 $0.68 $2,624 No
2018-10-18 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 6,450 $0.68 $4,406 No
2018-10-16 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 5,300 $0.68 $3,628 No
2018-10-15 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 11,039 $0.69 $7,621 No
2018-10-11 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 2,836 $0.70 $1,985 No
2018-10-10 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 11,510 $0.71 $8,120 No
2018-10-09 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 9,600 $0.73 $7,028 No
2018-10-03 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 9,200 $0.75 $6,856 No
2018-09-28 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 133 $0.72 $96 No
2018-09-26 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 2,400 $0.72 $1,722 No
2018-09-24 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,400 $0.72 $2,440 No
2018-09-19 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 3,700 $0.71 $2,644 No
2018-09-17 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 168 $0.68 $115 No
2018-09-14 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 1,700 $0.69 $1,173 No
2018-09-11 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 13,290 $0.67 $8,933 No
2018-09-07 SHAW THOMAS J President and CEO Buy 10,010 $0.69 $6,916 No

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