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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URBAN ONE, INC. (UONE)
Sector: Communication Services; Industry: Broadcasting

Urban One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an urban-oriented multi-media company in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Radio Broadcasting, Cable Television, Reach Media, and Digital. As of December 31, 2019, it owned and/or operated 60 broadcast stations under the Radio One tradename located in 15 urban markets. The Cable Television segment operates TV One, an African-American targeted cable television network. The Digital segment owns Interactive One, a digital platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment websites, including Cassius and Bossip, HipHopWired, and MadameNoire digital platforms and brands.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-11-25 LIGGINS ALFRED C CEO Buy 719,143 $1.26 $904,585 No
2020-11-13 LIGGINS ALFRED C CEO Buy 274,457 $1.04 $285,435 No
2020-11-13 LIGGINS ALFRED C CEO Buy 274,457 $1.04 $285,435 No
2020-06-24 MCNEILL BRIAN W Director Sell 607,014 $4.78 $2,904,055 Yes
2020-06-22 Thompson Peter CFO/EVP Sell 445,682 $3.43 $1,528,671 Yes
2020-06-17 KANTOR DAVID M CEO, Radio Division Sell 709,532 $5.86 $4,156,326 Yes
2020-06-17 ARMSTRONG D GEOFFREY Director Sell 75,000 $2.73 $204,750 No
2020-06-17 JONES TERRY L Director Sell 49,557 $15.32 $759,213 No
2020-06-23 HUGHES CATHERINE L Chairperson and Secretary Sell 1,058,997 $3.47 $3,671,301 No
2020-06-22 LIGGINS ALFRED C CEO Sell 575,909 $24.00 $13,840,478 No
2020-06-11 LIGGINS ALFRED C CEO Buy 729,873 $0.76 $554,703 No
2020-06-11 Brigade Leveraged Capital Structures Fund Ltd. 10%-Owner Sell 3,938,161 $0.76 $3,000,879 No
2020-05-11 Brigade Leveraged Capital Structures Fund Ltd. 10%-Owner Sell 5,060 $0.81 $4,081 No
2019-11-27 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 54,447 $1.96 $106,768 No
2019-11-22 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 20,553 $2.00 $41,106 No
2019-11-08 KANTOR DAVID M CEO, Radio Division Sell 25,943 $2.20 $57,075 No
2019-09-17 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 50,000 $1.83 $91,500 No
2019-05-29 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 50,000 $1.80 $90,000 No
2018-12-20 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 50,000 $1.90 $95,000 No
2018-11-02 KANTOR DAVID M CEO, Radio Division Sell 14,057 $2.24 $31,463 No
2018-06-01 MCNEILL BRIAN W Director Sell 17,730 $2.00 $35,460 Yes
2018-06-01 JONES TERRY L Director Sell 17,730 $2.08 $36,878 Yes
2018-06-01 ARMSTRONG D GEOFFREY Director Sell 17,730 $2.03 $35,992 Yes
2016-12-19 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 8,000 $2.82 $22,583 No
2016-09-23 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 24,418 $3.09 $75,454 No
2016-08-09 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 18,500 $3.29 $60,896 No
2016-06-17 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 15,000 $2.94 $44,100 No
2015-09-24 BLAYLOCK RONALD E Director Sell 10,000 $2.45 $24,500 No
2015-09-23 BLAYLOCK RONALD E Director Sell 3,501 $2.64 $9,229 No
2015-06-24 Thompson Peter CFO / EVP Sell 16,000 $3.58 $57,280 No

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