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
WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP (WRLD)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Credit Services

World Acceptance Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance, and ancillary products and services to individuals. In addition, the company markets and sells credit life, credit accident and health, credit property and auto, unemployment, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance in connection with its loans.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-01-15 Whitaker Darrell E Director Sell 660 $142.85 $94,281 No
2021-01-15 Umstetter Luke J. SVP, General Counsel Sell 200 $142.85 $28,570 No
2021-01-14 Dyer Daniel Clinton Chief Branch Operation Officer Sell 2,785 $150.00 $417,750 No
2021-01-12 Dyer Daniel Clinton Chief Branch Operation Officer Sell 20,000 $129.00 $2,580,000 Yes
2021-01-13 Caulder Alice Lindsay SVP, Human Resources Sell 2,075 $138.00 $286,350 No
2021-01-06 SOSIN CLIFFORD 10%-Owner Buy 37,900 $111.43 $4,223,042 No
2021-01-05 SOSIN CLIFFORD 10%-Owner Buy 4,600 $107.53 $494,653 No
2021-01-04 SOSIN CLIFFORD 10%-Owner Buy 5,500 $104.28 $573,533 No
2020-12-18 Calmes John L Jr nan Sell 2,000 $103.17 $206,340 No
2020-12-15 Umstetter Luke J. SVP, General Counsel Sell 200 $101.60 $20,320 No
2020-11-27 McIntyre Scott SVP, Accounting Sell 259 $117.56 $30,448 No
2020-11-16 Whitaker Darrell E Director Sell 500 $109.08 $54,540 No
2020-11-16 Umstetter Luke J. SVP, General Counsel Sell 200 $109.08 $21,816 No
2020-11-09 Childers Jason E. SVP, IT Strategic Solutions Sell 1,458 $100.00 $145,800 No
2020-10-26 McIntyre Scott SVP, Accounting Sell 953 $97.87 $93,270 No
2020-10-15 Whitaker Darrell E Director Sell 812 $105.63 $85,772 No
2020-09-24 Calmes John L Jr nan Sell 2,000 $92.04 $184,080 No
2020-09-23 Whitaker Darrell E Director Sell 813 $93.74 $76,211 No
2020-09-24 McIntyre Scott SVP, Accounting Sell 1,578 $92.04 $145,239 No
2020-08-21 Childers Jason E. SVP, IT Strategic Solutions Sell 1,803 $92.20 $166,237 No
2019-09-16 Caulder Alice Lindsay SVP, Human Resources Sell 414 $139.30 $57,670 No
2019-08-30 Caulder Alice Lindsay SVP, Human Resources Sell 643 $138.27 $88,908 No
2019-08-21 Dyer Daniel Clinton Chief Branch Operation Officer Sell 10,876 $140.00 $1,522,640 No
2019-08-21 McIntyre Scott SVP, Accounting Sell 1,891 $139.00 $262,849 Yes
2019-08-22 Prashad R Chad President and CEO Sell 5,500 $140.01 $770,055 No
2019-08-19 Childers Jason E. SVP, IT Strategic Solutions Sell 222 $135.79 $30,145 No
2019-08-15 Caulder Alice Lindsay SVP, Human Resources Sell 672 $128.90 $86,621 No
2019-08-13 Childers Jason E. SVP, IT Strategic Solutions Sell 1,281 $135.00 $172,935 No
2019-07-30 Caulder Alice Lindsay SVP, Human Resources Sell 384 $130.00 $49,920 No
2019-07-15 Caulder Alice Lindsay SVP, Human Resources Sell 501 $174.67 $87,510 No

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