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
Walmart Inc. (WMT)
Sector: Consumer Defensive; Industry: Discount Stores

Walmart Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale operations in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The company offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products. In addition, the company offers fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire and money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-12-01 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,445,956 $141.17 $204,130,769 No
2021-12-01 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,445,956 $141.17 $204,130,769 No
2021-11-24 McMillon C Douglas President and CEO Sell 9,708 $146.78 $1,424,892 No
2021-10-28 McMillon C Douglas President and CEO Sell 9,708 $148.40 $1,440,651 No
2021-09-23 McMillon C Douglas President and CEO Sell 9,708 $143.27 $1,390,866 No
2021-09-22 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 692,000 $143.06 $99,000,582 No
2021-09-22 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 692,000 $143.06 $99,000,582 No
2021-09-17 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 679,000 $145.12 $98,535,762 No
2021-09-17 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 679,000 $145.12 $98,535,762 No
2021-09-17 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 679,000 $145.12 $98,535,762 No
2021-09-09 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,000,962 $147.11 $294,353,264 No
2021-09-09 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,000,962 $147.11 $294,353,264 No
2021-09-03 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 544,383 $149.04 $81,136,617 No
2021-09-03 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 544,383 $149.04 $81,136,617 No
2021-08-27 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 814,821 $147.08 $119,843,949 No
2021-08-25 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,473,179 $149.35 $220,015,137 No
2021-08-25 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,473,179 $149.35 $220,015,137 No
2021-08-19 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,216,000 $150.26 $182,713,564 No
2021-06-29 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 9,508,240 $137.65 $1,308,813,659 No
2021-06-29 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 9,508,240 $137.65 $1,308,813,659 No
2021-06-29 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 9,508,240 $137.65 $1,308,813,659 No
2021-06-24 McMillon C Douglas President and CEO Sell 9,708 $136.42 $1,324,365 No
2021-06-24 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 3,574,441 $136.88 $489,286,767 No
2021-06-24 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,574,441 $136.88 $489,286,767 No
2021-06-24 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 3,574,441 $136.88 $489,286,767 No
2021-06-21 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,906,093 $136.19 $395,775,848 No
2021-06-21 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,906,093 $136.19 $395,775,848 No
2021-06-21 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 2,906,093 $136.19 $395,775,848 No
2021-06-16 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 3,095,606 $139.27 $431,128,996 No
2021-06-16 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 3,095,606 $139.27 $431,128,996 No

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CEDAR FAIR L.P. (FUN) - Another crash victim, Cedar Fair L.P. took a deep dive from $54 to $13, insiders were confidence and eagerly jumped in around $27. With insiders on your side, this would be an easy add and hold to get your cost under $20. Stock is about to breach $40 in the coming weeks.

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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.