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
Victory Capital Holdings, Inc. (VCTR)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Asset Management

Victory Capital Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent investment management company in the United States. It offers investment advisory, fund administration, and distribution services through broker-dealers, retirement platforms, and registered investment advisor networks. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, Ohio.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-06-12 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 17,404 $15.76 $274,287 No
2020-05-15 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 31,000 $14.01 $434,310 No
2020-05-14 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 40,000 $13.84 $553,600 No
2019-08-16 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 5,692 $15.69 $89,284 No
2018-12-20 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 5,000 $8.80 $44,000 No
2018-11-21 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 5,300 $12.00 $63,600 No
2018-02-12 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 1,071 $12.30 $13,173 No
2018-02-10 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 1,071 $12.30 $13,173 No
2018-02-09 HAWKES JAMES B Director Buy 335,000 $12.66 $4,240,000 No

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