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
2019-05-20 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 2,447,587 $101.21 $247,710,429 No
2019-05-20 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,447,587 $101.21 $247,710,429 No
2019-05-17 McKenna Judith J Executive Vice President Sell 4,243 $100.19 $425,106 No
2019-05-17 Furner John R. Executive Vice President Sell 10,000 $101.82 $1,018,194 No
2019-03-28 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 792,038 $97.06 $76,872,868 No
2019-03-28 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 792,038 $97.06 $76,872,868 No
2019-03-28 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 792,038 $97.06 $76,872,868 No
2019-03-29 Chojnowski David Senior Vice President Sell 2,000 $97.17 $194,334 No
2019-03-27 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,751,360 $97.93 $269,436,492 No
2019-03-27 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 2,751,360 $97.93 $269,436,492 No
2019-03-27 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,751,360 $97.93 $269,436,492 No
2019-03-25 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,168,768 $98.37 $213,338,143 No
2019-03-25 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,168,768 $98.37 $213,338,143 No
2019-03-25 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 2,168,768 $98.37 $213,338,143 No
2019-03-21 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,649,023 $98.88 $163,060,478 No
2019-03-21 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,649,023 $98.88 $163,060,478 No
2019-03-21 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,649,023 $98.88 $163,060,478 No
2019-03-19 Foran Gregory S Executive Vice President Sell 74,019 $100.00 $7,401,989 No
2019-03-04 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 664,328 $97.91 $65,041,892 No
2019-03-04 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 664,328 $97.91 $65,041,892 No
2019-03-04 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 664,328 $97.91 $65,041,892 No
2019-03-01 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 2,488,625 $98.87 $246,042,514 No
2019-03-01 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 2,488,625 $98.87 $246,042,514 No
2019-03-01 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,488,625 $98.87 $246,042,514 No
2019-02-27 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,614,118 $98.32 $158,706,053 No
2019-02-27 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,614,118 $98.32 $158,706,053 No
2019-02-27 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,614,118 $98.32 $158,706,053 No
2019-02-25 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,437,489 $99.59 $143,160,921 No
2019-02-25 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,437,489 $99.59 $143,160,921 No
2019-02-25 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,437,489 $99.59 $143,160,921 No

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