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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Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Capital Markets

Virtu Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides market making and liquidity services through its proprietary, multi-asset, and multi-currency technology platform to the financial markets worldwide. The company's Market Making segment principally consists of market making in the cash, futures, and options markets across equities, options, fixed income, currencies, and commodities. Virtu Financial, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-08-03 Minieri Joanne Director Buy 4,000 $23.45 $93,800 No
2022-05-04 Fairclough Brett Co-President & Co-COO Sell 50,000 $29.25 $1,462,517 No
2022-02-04 GIC Private Ltd 10%-Owner Sell 4,027,062 $31.04 $125,000,004 No
2022-01-13 GIC Private Ltd 10%-Owner Sell 3,250,000 $29.63 $96,297,500 No
2021-11-29 GIC Private Ltd 10%-Owner Sell 1,403,509 $28.50 $40,000,006 No
2021-11-08 Minieri Joanne Director Buy 1,750 $28.00 $49,000 No
2021-05-13 Fairclough Brett Co-President & Co-COO Sell 125,000 $28.85 $3,605,970 Yes
2020-08-11 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Buy 100,000 $22.45 $2,245,263 No
2020-06-15 PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION INVESTMENT BOARD 10%-Owner Sell 7,000,000 $22.75 $159,250,000 No
2020-05-13 Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd 10%-Owner Sell 5,500,000 $23.10 $127,050,000 No
2020-05-11 Grano Joseph C. Director Sell 10,133 $24.33 $246,575 No
2019-11-07 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Buy 20,000 $16.24 $324,812 No
2019-09-04 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Buy 10,000 $18.58 $185,791 No
2019-05-23 Cavoli Stephen EVP Sell 7,500 $23.48 $176,100 No
2019-02-12 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Sell 127,088 $26.31 $3,343,056 No
2018-07-31 Nixon John Director Buy 5,000 $20.15 $100,732 No
2018-06-15 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Sell 117,043 $29.91 $3,500,971 Yes
2018-06-13 Molluso Joseph Exec VP & CFO Sell 88,304 $30.18 $2,665,280 Yes
2018-06-13 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Sell 82,521 $30.17 $2,489,295 Yes
2018-06-12 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Sell 99,218 $29.92 $2,968,424 Yes
2018-06-11 Cifu Douglas A Chief Executive Officer Sell 93,334 $30.33 $2,830,707 Yes
2018-05-15 TJMT Holdings LLC See Remarks Sell 3,281,250 $27.16 $89,118,750 Yes
2018-05-15 Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd 10%-Owner Sell 3,450,000 $27.16 $93,702,000 No
2017-08-10 Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd 10%-Owner Buy 1,666,666 $15.60 $25,999,990 No
2017-08-10 North Island Ventures, LLC 10%-Owner Buy 338,124 $15.44 $5,220,635 No
2017-07-20 Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd 10%-Owner Buy 6,346,155 $15.60 $99,000,018 No
2017-04-17 TJMT Holdings LLC See Viola, Vincent J. Buy 144,542 $15.46 $2,234,172 No
2017-04-11 TJMT Holdings LLC See Viola, Vincent J. Buy 100,000 $15.62 $1,562,255 No
2017-04-07 TJMT Holdings LLC See Viola, Vincent J. Buy 151,128 $15.87 $2,398,621 No
2017-03-21 TJMT Holdings LLC See Viola, Vincent J. Buy 28,273 $15.98 $451,780 No

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