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
2020-11-09 WARING SUMNER J III Sr.VP& Chief Operating Officer Sell 46,340 $50.11 $2,321,912 Yes
2020-02-26 WARING SUMNER J III Sr.VP& Chief Operating Officer Sell 86,522 $51.12 $4,422,702 Yes
2019-08-19 WARING SUMNER J III Sr.VP& Chief Operating Officer Sell 86,200 $48.02 $4,139,393 Yes
2019-02-22 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 95,100 $42.65 $4,056,015 Yes
2017-05-01 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 82,400 $32.25 $2,657,013 Yes
2017-02-24 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 33,300 $31.21 $1,039,173 Yes
2017-02-17 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 50,000 $31.30 $1,565,115 Yes
2016-04-29 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 43,800 $26.70 $1,169,259 Yes
2015-05-01 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 99,000 $27.99 $2,770,891 Yes
2014-08-15 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Operations Sell 163,500 $21.82 $3,566,769 Yes
2012-07-27 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Major Mkt Operations Sell 230,500 $12.89 $2,970,315 Yes
2011-05-02 WARING SUMNER J III Sr. VP Major Mkt Operations Sell 25,500 $11.79 $300,548 Yes

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