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
Container Store Group, Inc. (TCS)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Specialty Retail

The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, The Container Store and Elfa. Its merchandise category includes Custom Closets, including elfa and Laren branded products and installation services, as well as closet lifestyle department products; storage, long-term storage, and shelving; kitchen and trash; office, collections, and hooks; bath, travel, and laundry; gift packaging, seasonal, and impulse; and others. As of March 30, 2019, it operated 92 stores with an average size of approximately 25,000 square feet in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Container Store Group, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Coppell, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-09-07 Green Equity Investors V, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 105,611 $6.47 $683,031 No
2022-06-16 Malhotra Satish CEO & PRESIDENT Buy 14,600 $6.83 $99,651 No
2022-02-10 Malhotra Satish CEO & President Buy 24,355 $8.17 $198,980 No
2021-05-20 Malhotra Satish CEO & President Buy 20,500 $12.25 $251,125 No
2021-02-10 Flynn Timothy John 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,000,000 $15.15 $75,750,000 No
2021-02-10 Galashan John Kristofer 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,000,000 $15.15 $75,750,000 No
2021-02-10 SOKOLOFF JONATHAN D 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,000,000 $15.15 $75,750,000 No
2021-02-10 Green Equity Investors V, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,000,000 $15.15 $75,750,000 No
2021-02-11 Collins Melissa Chief Marketing Officer Sell 8,000 $15.93 $127,440 No
2020-12-10 Gehre John Chief Merchandising Officer Sell 7,501 $11.09 $83,151 No
2020-11-19 Galashan John Kristofer 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,500,000 $10.00 $55,000,000 No
2020-11-19 Flynn Timothy John 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,500,000 $10.00 $55,000,000 No
2020-11-19 SOKOLOFF JONATHAN D 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,500,000 $10.00 $55,000,000 No
2020-11-19 Green Equity Investors V, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 5,500,000 $10.00 $55,000,000 No
2020-11-17 Galashan John Kristofer 10%-Owner, Director Sell 575,532 $9.94 $5,722,969 No
2020-11-17 Flynn Timothy John 10%-Owner, Director Sell 575,532 $9.94 $5,722,969 No
2020-11-17 SOKOLOFF JONATHAN D 10%-Owner, Director Sell 575,532 $9.94 $5,722,969 No
2020-11-17 Green Equity Investors V, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 575,532 $9.94 $5,722,969 No
2020-11-12 Galashan John Kristofer 10%-Owner, Director Sell 486,652 $10.18 $4,955,087 No
2020-11-12 Flynn Timothy John 10%-Owner, Director Sell 486,652 $10.18 $4,955,087 No
2020-11-12 SOKOLOFF JONATHAN D 10%-Owner, Director Sell 486,652 $10.18 $4,955,087 No
2020-11-12 Green Equity Investors V, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 486,652 $10.18 $4,955,087 No
2020-11-09 Galashan John Kristofer 10%-Owner, Director Sell 610,354 $10.24 $6,249,090 No
2020-11-09 Flynn Timothy John 10%-Owner, Director Sell 610,354 $10.24 $6,249,090 No
2020-11-09 SOKOLOFF JONATHAN D 10%-Owner, Director Sell 610,354 $10.24 $6,249,090 No
2020-11-09 Green Equity Investors V, L.P. 10%-Owner, Director Sell 610,354 $10.24 $6,247,421 No
2020-11-05 STURGIS WENDI CHRISTINE Director Sell 7,199 $10.45 $75,230 No
2020-02-28 Jordan Robert E Director Buy 20,000 $3.73 $74,554 No
2017-09-15 SISODIA RAJENDRA Director Buy 5,750 $4.16 $23,920 No
2017-02-09 REIFF MELISSA CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Buy 18,750 $3.92 $73,500 No

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