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
XPEL, Inc. (XPEL)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Auto Parts

XPEL, Inc. manufactures, sells, distributes, and installs after-market automotive products in the United States, China, Canada, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East/Africa, and internationally. It also provides merchandise and apparel, aftercare products, and ceramic coatings. In addition, the company offers paint protection kits, car wash products, after-care products, and installation tools through its website. XPEL, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-11-02 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $25.19 $201,516 No
2020-10-26 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $26.31 $210,445 No
2020-10-19 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $26.95 $215,624 No
2020-10-12 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $27.71 $221,647 No
2020-10-05 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $25.84 $206,748 No
2020-09-28 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $24.00 $192,022 No
2020-09-21 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $23.90 $191,191 No
2020-09-17 Pape Ryan President and CEO Sell 8,000 $26.23 $209,876 No

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SERVICE CORP INTERNATIONAL (SCI) - WALTRIP W BLAIR, Director of $SCI made a buy at 34.65, was he convinced the bottom of the box is a strong support? Well, seems he is not wrong.