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
2019-03-01 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
2019-02-22 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,855,869 $99.56 $184,778,990 No
2019-02-22 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,855,869 $99.56 $184,778,990 No
2019-02-22 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,855,869 $99.56 $184,778,990 No
2019-02-20 Furner John R. Executive Vice President Sell 10,427 $101.81 $1,061,573 No
2019-02-20 Canney Jacqueline P Executive Vice President Sell 980 $99.03 $97,046 No
2018-12-28 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 734,950 $92.48 $67,968,645 No
2018-12-28 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 734,950 $92.48 $67,968,645 No
2018-12-28 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 734,950 $92.48 $67,968,645 No
2018-12-19 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 500,500 $92.29 $46,191,545 No
2018-12-19 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 500,500 $92.29 $46,191,545 No
2018-12-19 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 500,500 $92.29 $46,191,545 No
2018-12-17 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 500 $92.00 $46,000 No
2018-12-17 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 500 $92.00 $46,000 No
2018-12-17 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 500 $92.00 $46,000 No
2018-12-14 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 724,886 $92.69 $67,191,511 No
2018-12-14 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 724,886 $92.69 $67,191,511 No
2018-12-14 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 724,886 $92.69 $67,191,511 No
2018-12-12 WALTON JIM C 10%-Owner Sell 1,573,840 $93.81 $147,634,329 No
2018-12-12 WALTON S ROBSON 10%-Owner, Director Sell 1,573,840 $93.81 $147,634,329 No
2018-12-12 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,573,840 $93.81 $147,634,329 No
2018-12-04 WALTON ALICE L 10%-Owner Sell 1,109,156 $97.92 $108,609,813 No

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