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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SOUTH STATE Corp (SSB)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Banks—Regional

South State Corporation operates as the bank holding company for South State Bank that provides a range of retail and commercial banking services, mortgage lending services, trust and wealth management services, and consumer finance loans. It serves customers through 168 financial centers in 29 South Carolina counties, 8 North Carolina counties, 17 Georgia counties, and 4 Virginia counties.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2016-08-05 HILL ROBERT R JR Chief Executive Officer Sell 4,138 $73.04 $302,251 No
2016-08-04 HILL ROBERT R JR Chief Executive Officer Sell 2,545 $72.00 $183,240 No
2016-08-01 HILL ROBERT R JR Chief Executive Officer Sell 1,000 $72.24 $72,240 No
2016-07-29 HILL ROBERT R JR Chief Executive Officer Sell 1,175 $74.38 $87,394 No
2016-07-25 FOGLE M OSWALD Director Sell 9,000 $74.93 $674,370 No
2016-03-04 BURNS JOE E CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER Sell 500 $64.80 $32,400 No
2016-02-24 BATTISTE LUTHER J III Director Sell 352 $61.10 $21,507 No
2016-02-12 Addison Jimmy Evan Director Buy 1,500 $61.90 $92,850 Yes
2015-11-05 HILL ROBERT R JR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 2,755 $79.85 $219,949 No
2015-09-21 ROQUEMORE JAMES W Director Buy 740 $75.35 $55,759 No
2015-09-03 BETHEA PAULA HARPER Director Buy 10 $74.20 $742 No
2015-08-21 DEMERE ROBERT H JR Director Buy 2,000 $74.45 $148,900 No
2015-08-24 DEMERE ROBERT H JR Director Buy 2,000 $74.45 $148,900 No
2015-08-21 DEMERE ROBERT H JR Director Buy 900 $74.99 $67,489 No
2015-06-16 HILL ROBERT R JR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 923 $75.94 $70,113 No
2015-06-12 HORGER ROBERT R Director Sell 5,000 $75.00 $375,004 No
2015-06-05 HILL ROBERT R JR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 2,092 $73.00 $152,752 No
2015-06-03 HILL ROBERT R JR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 400 $72.51 $29,004 No
2015-05-21 BATTISTE LUTHER J III Director Sell 2,500 $72.23 $180,572 No
2015-05-15 FOGLE M OSWALD Director Sell 6,000 $70.09 $420,568 No
2015-02-02 WILLIAMSON JOHN W III Director Buy 705 $61.17 $43,126 No
2015-01-29 BATTISTE LUTHER J III Director Sell 350 $61.45 $21,508 No
2015-01-28 Phillips Alton Clarence Director Buy 1,000 $60.17 $60,170 No
2014-12-04 HILL ROBERT R JR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Sell 5,000 $62.62 $313,100 Yes
2014-06-19 DEMERE ROBERT H JR Director Buy 3,000 $59.50 $178,500 No
2014-05-13 FOGLE M OSWALD Director Buy 2,000 $57.50 $115,000 No
2014-05-07 FOGLE M OSWALD Director Buy 1,060 $55.50 $58,830 No
2014-02-14 BATTISTE LUTHER J III Director Sell 643 $58.67 $37,725 No
2014-02-05 Phillips Alton Clarence Director Buy 1,000 $59.00 $59,000 No
2013-12-06 RAINWATER KEITH S PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING OFFICER Sell 212 $65.99 $13,990 No

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