Why insider trading matters?

If management teams do not own any relevant stakes in the companies they guide, they may not be focused on creating wealth for shareholders to the same degree, compared to those that see their personal wealth increase when share prices rise.

- Klaus Gugler, Economist
Seagate Technology plc (STX)
Sector: Technology; Industry: Computer Hardware

Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company manufactures and distributes hard disk drives; solid state drives (SSDs), including serial attached small computer system interface and non-volatile memory express SSDs; solid state hybrid drives; and storage subsystems. In addition, the company offers external storage solutions under the Seagate Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, as well as under the LaCie and Maxtor brands in capacities up to 168TB. It sells its products primarily to OEMs, distributors, and retailers.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-09-10 Teh Ban Seng EVP, Global Sales Sell 2,340 $87.23 $204,118 Yes
2021-09-01 MOSLEY WILLIAM D Chief Executive Officer Sell 31,500 $86.95 $2,739,059 Yes
2021-06-10 CANNON MICHAEL R Director Sell 7,102 $97.48 $692,269 No
2021-05-03 MOSLEY WILLIAM D Chief Executive Officer Sell 77,754 $92.49 $7,191,669 Yes
2021-05-03 Romano Gianluca EVP & CFO Sell 79,358 $92.02 $7,302,895 Yes
2021-05-03 ValueAct Holdings, L.P. Director Sell 5,634,153 $90.14 $507,890,402 No
2021-04-30 SCHUELKE KATHERINE SVP, CLO & Corporate Secretary Sell 24,525 $95.70 $2,347,002 Yes
2021-04-29 Naik Ravi EVP & CIO Sell 40,000 $96.86 $3,874,588 Yes
2021-04-27 LUCZO STEPHEN J Director Sell 100,000 $92.13 $9,213,220 No
2021-03-12 LUCZO STEPHEN J Director Sell 244,384 $76.67 $18,737,428 Yes
2021-03-12 Teh Ban Seng EVP, Global Sales Sell 20,357 $76.72 $1,561,832 Yes
2021-03-11 Tilenius Stephanie Director Sell 7,000 $77.38 $541,664 No
2021-03-08 LUCZO STEPHEN J Director Sell 127,600 $74.47 $9,502,512 Yes
2021-03-05 SCHUELKE KATHERINE SVP, CLO & Corporate Secretary Sell 4,525 $73.20 $331,230 No
2021-03-04 LUCZO STEPHEN J Director Sell 75,000 $71.95 $5,396,198 No
2021-03-03 ValueAct Holdings, L.P. Director Sell 4,650,000 $72.75 $338,287,500 No
2021-02-26 Geldmacher Jay L Director Sell 7,500 $74.55 $559,125 No
2021-02-18 Teh Ban Seng EVP, Global Sales Sell 10,000 $72.78 $727,800 Yes
2021-02-16 Fochtman Jeffrey D. SVP, Business & Marketing Sell 5,000 $71.61 $358,050 No
2020-12-16 Nygaard Jeffrey D. Executive Vice President Sell 10,000 $66.00 $660,000 Yes
2021-01-27 Nygaard Jeffrey D. Executive Vice President Sell 38,689 $68.76 $2,660,090 Yes
2021-01-15 ValueAct Holdings, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 703,034 $60.24 $42,352,270 No
2021-01-08 ValueAct Holdings, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 617,691 $60.25 $37,214,057 No
2021-01-06 ValueAct Holdings, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,164,725 $60.47 $70,433,076 No
2020-12-31 ValueAct Holdings, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,414,550 $61.20 $86,565,660 No
2020-12-23 Nygaard Jeffrey D. Executive Vice President Sell 17,742 $63.46 $1,125,824 No
2020-12-07 Fochtman Jeffrey D. SVP, Business & Marketing Sell 4,695 $63.42 $297,771 Yes
2020-12-04 Nygaard Jeffrey D. Executive Vice President Sell 37,152 $62.92 $2,337,730 Yes
2020-12-03 LUCZO STEPHEN J Director Sell 20,000 $62.55 $1,250,956 No
2020-12-01 Nygaard Jeffrey D. Executive Vice President Sell 15,000 $59.83 $897,500 Yes

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Planet Fitness, Inc (PLNT) - Our position in PLNT is also inspired by insider trading, if insiders are comfortable and confident buying around $50, it is an easy hold if you can pick it up at an even lower price. Our avg cost of the position is ~$40 and is now with 50% profit.