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
SERVICE CORP INTERNATIONAL (SCI)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Personal Services

Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in the United States and Canada. Its funeral service and cemetery operations comprise funeral service locations, cemeteries, funeral service/cemetery combination locations, crematoria, and other businesses. In addition, it offers funeral merchandise, including burial caskets and related accessories, urns and other cremation receptacles, outer burial containers, flowers, online and video tributes, stationery products, casket and cremation memorialization products, and other ancillary merchandise. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-05-14 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Buy 2,000 $34.65 $69,300 No
2019-06-04 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 31,750 $44.52 $1,413,499 No
2018-08-27 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 50,000 $42.50 $2,125,110 No
2018-06-14 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,400 $35.50 $49,700 No
2017-09-12 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 2,000 $35.07 $70,146 No
2017-05-10 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 2,346 $32.23 $75,612 No
2017-03-02 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 50,000 $31.05 $1,552,469 No
2017-02-17 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 9,200 $31.10 $286,120 No
2016-11-03 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 4,800 $25.28 $121,351 No
2016-08-09 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 5,000 $27.07 $135,334 No
2016-06-10 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,424 $27.00 $38,448 No
2016-06-08 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,424 $27.49 $39,146 No
2015-12-11 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 2,000 $26.19 $52,380 No
2015-11-24 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,250 $27.57 $34,462 No
2015-11-20 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 2,106 $27.40 $57,702 No
2015-05-04 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 5,347 $27.72 $148,218 No
2015-03-11 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 500 $25.08 $12,538 No
2015-02-24 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 4,225 $24.85 $104,991 No
2014-06-12 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 1,200 $20.11 $24,135 No
2014-05-29 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 15,000 $19.96 $299,412 No
2010-12-14 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 40,008 $8.43 $337,434 No
2010-12-10 WALTRIP W BLAIR Director Sell 75,000 $8.42 $631,305 No

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