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
STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS, INC. (SMP)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Auto Parts

Standard Motor Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry. The Temperature Control segment provides components for the temperature control systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories, and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles under the Four Seasons, EVERCO, ACI, Hayden, Pro Source, and Factory Air brands. Standard Motor Products, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Long Island City, New York.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-10-12 Nicholas Ray CIO & VP IT Sell 1,018 $46.59 $47,429 No
2021-10-12 Broccole Carmine Joseph CLO & Secretary Sell 1,124 $46.59 $52,367 No
2021-10-12 BURKS DALE EVP & Chief Commercial Officer Sell 1,629 $46.76 $76,172 No
2021-10-12 Sills Eric CEO & President Sell 1,996 $46.76 $93,333 No
2021-10-07 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 8,103 $45.56 $369,173 No
2021-09-16 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 2,841 $40.84 $116,026 No
2021-08-06 Tesoro Thomas SVP Human Resources Sell 1,500 $42.99 $64,485 No
2021-06-04 SILLS ARTHUR S Director Emeritus Sell 5,000 $47.48 $237,400 No
2020-11-24 SILLS ARTHUR S Director Emeritus Sell 5,335 $47.35 $252,612 No
2020-11-10 Tesoro Thomas SVP Human Resources Sell 1,500 $49.96 $74,940 No
2020-11-09 Sills Eric CEO & President Sell 1,721 $48.14 $82,849 No
2020-11-03 Nicholas Ray VP IT & CIO Sell 1,441 $47.79 $68,865 No
2020-10-30 Tesoro Thomas SVP Human Resources Sell 550 $46.31 $25,470 No
2020-10-13 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,590 $47.60 $313,684 No
2020-09-25 Tesoro Thomas SVP Human Resources Sell 760 $41.97 $31,897 No
2020-09-22 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,586 $42.81 $281,967 No
2020-09-01 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,586 $45.92 $302,444 No
2020-08-11 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,586 $47.43 $312,374 No
2020-08-10 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 5,000 $46.81 $234,050 No
2020-08-05 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 5,000 $46.75 $233,750 No
2020-08-03 SILLS ARTHUR S Director Emeritus Sell 10,000 $46.15 $461,500 No
2020-07-21 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,586 $40.76 $268,445 No
2020-06-30 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,586 $40.86 $269,104 No
2020-06-09 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,586 $42.82 $282,013 No
2020-03-09 BURKS DALE EVP & Chief Commercial Officer Sell 4,164 $40.00 $166,560 No
2020-02-24 Tesoro Thomas SVP Human Resources Sell 310 $48.30 $14,973 No
2019-12-13 GETHIN JOHN P Director Sell 2,000 $51.85 $103,700 No
2019-11-27 SILLS PETER J Director Emeritus Sell 6,205 $50.48 $313,228 No
2019-11-19 SILLS LAWRENCE I Executive Chairman Sell 15,000 $51.53 $772,950 No
2019-11-14 SILLS LAWRENCE I Executive Chairman Sell 8,099 $52.34 $423,902 No

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