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
Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. (WPF)


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-02-17 MFN Partners, LP 10%-Owner Sell 4,100,000 $11.00 $45,101,230 No
2020-08-12 MFN Partners, LP 10%-Owner Buy 957,308 $10.28 $9,837,345 Yes
2020-08-07 MFN Partners, LP 10%-Owner Buy 917,457 $10.18 $9,339,729 Yes

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VBI Vaccines Inc (VBIV) - Since 10%-owner Perceptive Advisor LCC increased their holding in April, the stock have double the price. Impressive!