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
WATTS WATER TECHNOLOGIES INC (WTS)
Sector: Industrials; Industry: Specialty Industrial Machinery

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products and systems that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets in the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. Further, it provides smart mixing system under the IntelliStation name; thermostat with home automation voice recognition capabilities under the Invita name; and platinum boiler under the AERCO Benchmark name. The company sells its products to plumbing, heating, and mechanical wholesale distributors and dealers, as well as original equipment manufacturers, specialty product distributors, do-it-yourself chains, and retail chains; and directly to wholesalers and private label accounts.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-08-09 Lepage Kenneth Robert General Counsel Sell 9,090 $143.20 $1,301,687 No
2022-08-08 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 16,000 $143.85 $2,301,532 No
2022-05-12 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 3,800 $129.54 $492,252 No
2022-03-02 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 5,600 $145.04 $812,224 No
2021-12-06 Lepage Kenneth Robert General Counsel Sell 2,517 $197.14 $496,210 No
2021-11-10 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 7,500 $209.09 $1,568,175 No
2021-11-09 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 1,200 $207.05 $248,460 No
2021-07-30 Patel Shashank Chief Financial Officer Sell 8,524 $150.00 $1,278,600 No
2021-05-26 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 25,000 $134.14 $3,353,500 No
2021-05-25 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 25,000 $132.82 $3,320,603 No
2021-05-11 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 2,190 $138.50 $303,315 No
2021-05-07 Lepage Kenneth Robert General Counsel Sell 14,301 $135.73 $1,941,095 No
2021-05-07 Nanda Munish President, Americas & Europe Sell 7,883 $135.85 $1,070,906 No
2021-03-02 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 3,109 $115.51 $359,116 No
2021-03-02 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 20,000 $114.74 $2,294,896 No
2021-02-17 Noonan Joseph T Director Sell 1,228 $119.72 $146,978 No
2021-01-13 Pagano Robert J Jr President and CEO Sell 3,448 $129.00 $444,792 No
2021-01-08 Pagano Robert J Jr President and CEO Sell 18,758 $125.62 $2,356,380 No
2020-12-08 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 15,000 $116.31 $1,744,650 Yes
2020-11-19 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 50,000 $116.13 $5,806,649 No
2020-11-10 Nanda Munish President, Americas & Europe Sell 8,193 $114.41 $937,361 No
2020-11-10 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 5,922 $113.61 $672,824 Yes
2020-11-09 Noonan Joseph T Director Sell 1,000 $114.48 $114,480 No
2020-08-31 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 20,000 $96.47 $1,929,400 No
2020-06-12 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 1,688 $80.36 $135,648 No
2020-06-08 Lepage Kenneth Robert General Counsel Sell 9,801 $91.44 $896,200 No
2020-05-13 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 9,429 $73.30 $691,144 No
2020-04-14 Nanda Munish President, Americas & Europe Sell 11,009 $81.95 $902,222 No
2020-03-04 HORNE TIMOTHY P 10%-Owner Sell 50,000 $98.38 $4,919,232 No
2019-12-04 Melhem Elie President- APAC, M. East, Afr. Sell 2,139 $96.38 $206,157 No

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