Why insider trading matters?

If management teams do not own any relevant stakes in the companies they guide, they may not be focused on creating wealth for shareholders to the same degree, compared to those that see their personal wealth increase when share prices rise.

- Klaus Gugler, Economist
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
2010-11-23 Whaley Steven P Senior Vice President Sell 5,119 $53.84 $275,607 Yes
2010-11-23 SCHOEWE THOMAS M Exec VP and CFO Sell 108,072 $54.03 $5,838,914 Yes
2010-11-19 BREYER JAMES Director Buy 5,000 $54.08 $270,389 No
2010-08-20 BREYER JAMES Director Buy 5,000 $50.39 $251,927 No
2010-06-02 Ford Rollin L. EVP and CIO Sell 11,272 $51.24 $577,614 Yes
2010-05-21 Castro Wright Eduardo Vice Chairman Sell 21,088 $50.64 $1,067,799 No
2010-05-20 BREYER JAMES Director Buy 5,000 $53.15 $265,746 No
2010-03-30 Whaley Steven P Senior Vice President Sell 1,651 $55.95 $92,379 No
2010-03-30 Castro Wright Eduardo Vice Chairman Sell 22,151 $55.94 $1,239,235 No
2010-03-18 BREYER JAMES Director Buy 5,000 $55.90 $279,495 No
2010-03-15 Scott H Lee Jr Chairman of Exec. Committee Sell 102,367 $55.38 $5,669,238 No
2010-02-23 Scott H Lee Jr Chairman of Exec. Committee Sell 70,238 $53.78 $3,777,681 No
2009-12-29 Castro Wright Eduardo Vice Chairman Sell 17,000 $54.06 $918,938 No
2009-12-14 Castro Wright Eduardo Vice Chairman Sell 42,071 $53.92 $2,268,519 Yes
2009-11-23 McMillon C Douglas Executive Vice President Sell 14,823 $54.71 $810,916 Yes
2009-11-23 DUKE MICHAEL T President and CEO Sell 16,475 $54.73 $901,637 Yes
2009-11-19 BREYER JAMES Director Buy 5,000 $53.91 $269,532 No
2009-11-13 Ford Rollin L. EVP and CIO Sell 7,500 $53.27 $399,522 Yes
2009-11-13 Scott H Lee Jr Chairman of Exec. Committee Sell 244,414 $53.31 $13,029,710 No

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