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
2018-08-21 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,524,905 $95.92 $146,267,363 No
2018-08-20 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 881,158 $97.60 $85,998,117 No
2018-06-19 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 550,958 $82.98 $45,716,016 No
2018-06-18 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 760,377 $83.30 $63,339,293 No
2018-06-14 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,308,176 $84.03 $109,924,837 No
2018-06-12 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,106,272 $84.04 $92,974,475 No
2018-06-08 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,499,270 $84.86 $127,229,141 No
2018-06-06 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,190,271 $84.65 $100,754,398 No
2017-12-05 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,864,637 $97.46 $181,718,885 No
2017-11-30 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,488,039 $97.54 $145,144,110 No
2017-11-28 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,057,004 $96.69 $198,899,593 No
2017-11-22 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,089,370 $96.69 $202,021,018 No
2017-11-20 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,902,889 $97.42 $380,203,111 No
2017-09-26 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,000,000 $79.47 $158,933,302 No
2017-09-06 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,652,342 $79.35 $131,107,874 No
2017-09-01 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,117,863 $78.45 $166,153,985 No
2017-08-24 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 775,958 $80.24 $62,264,636 No
2017-08-22 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 474,042 $80.04 $37,942,308 No
2017-06-12 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,000,000 $79.25 $237,764,947 No
2017-06-08 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,278,735 $79.00 $259,020,003 No
2017-06-06 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,221,265 $79.54 $256,209,021 No
2017-05-31 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,455,636 $78.34 $114,041,332 No
2017-05-26 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,157,500 $78.06 $90,352,598 No
2017-05-25 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,476,374 $78.32 $193,957,447 No
2017-05-23 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,576,324 $78.65 $202,634,107 No
2017-03-16 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,000,000 $70.50 $211,496,759 No
2017-03-02 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 4,542,361 $70.54 $320,409,473 No
2017-02-27 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 3,667,343 $71.99 $264,016,397 No
2017-02-23 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 4,375,337 $71.79 $314,123,612 No
2016-09-09 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,100,000 $71.44 $150,017,476 No

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