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
ZILLOW GROUP, INC. (ZG)
Sector: Communication Services; Industry: Internet Content & Information

Zillow Group, Inc. operates real estate brands on mobile and the web in the United States. The company's platform offers buying, selling, renting, and financing services for residential real estate. The company's portfolio of consumer brands consists of Zillow, Zillow Offers, Zillow Home Loans, Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads, Naked Apartments, and Out East; and business brands for real estate, rental, and mortgage professionals include Mortech, dotloop, Bridge Interactive and New Home Feed.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2021-03-01 BARTON RICHARD N Chief Executive Officer Sell 131,250 $169.86 $22,294,724 Yes
2021-03-01 Owens Bradley D. General Counsel Sell 4,250 $165.27 $702,398 Yes
2021-03-02 MAFFEI GREGORY B Director Sell 2,296 $165.88 $380,865 Yes
2021-03-01 Wacksman Jeremy Chief Operating Officer Sell 756 $168.51 $127,396 Yes
2021-03-02 Beitel David A. Chief Technology Officer Sell 9,350 $166.57 $1,557,449 Yes
2021-02-26 Prawer Arik President, Homes Sell 7,285 $158.67 $1,155,919 No
2021-02-24 BLACHFORD ERIK C Director Sell 13,806 $169.79 $2,344,168 Yes
2021-02-18 Stephenson Gordon Sheridan Director Sell 11,004 $180.76 $1,989,095 No
2021-02-19 Rock Jennifer Chief Accounting Officer Sell 6,272 $189.78 $1,190,273 Yes
2021-02-17 Parker Allen Chief Financial Officer Sell 2,523 $189.39 $477,839 No
2021-02-18 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 13,552 $183.98 $2,493,266 Yes
2021-02-17 Prawer Arik President, Homes Sell 6,501 $189.44 $1,231,577 No
2021-02-17 Spaulding Dan Chief People Officer Sell 861 $189.32 $163,000 No
2021-02-17 Wacksman Jeremy President, Zillow Sell 626 $189.38 $118,550 No
2021-02-17 Beitel David A. Chief Technology Officer Sell 2,082 $189.32 $394,174 No
2021-02-01 Beitel David A. Chief Technology Officer Sell 9,150 $131.92 $1,207,040 Yes
2021-02-01 Owens Bradley D. General Counsel Sell 4,250 $131.26 $557,855 Yes
2021-02-01 Wacksman Jeremy President, Zillow Sell 756 $134.44 $101,639 Yes
2021-01-07 Spaulding Dan Chief People Officer Sell 66,740 $137.41 $9,170,573 Yes
2021-01-05 Beitel David A. Chief Technology Officer Sell 9,150 $130.44 $1,193,493 Yes
2021-01-04 Wacksman Jeremy President, Zillow Sell 1,839 $132.18 $243,087 Yes
2021-01-04 Owens Bradley D. General Counsel Sell 4,250 $131.15 $557,388 Yes
2020-12-07 Lyon Dawn Chief Corp. Relations Officer Sell 57,500 $110.08 $6,329,710 Yes
2020-11-30 Lyon Dawn Chief Corp. Relations Officer Sell 5,000 $107.20 $535,985 Yes
2020-12-02 Beitel David A. Chief Technology Officer Sell 9,150 $104.96 $960,384 Yes
2020-12-01 Wacksman Jeremy President, Zillow Sell 1,536 $109.53 $168,233 Yes
2020-11-24 BLACHFORD ERIK C Director Sell 88,994 $112.84 $10,041,876 No
2020-11-20 Wacksman Jeremy President, Zillow Sell 22,500 $111.56 $2,510,124 Yes
2020-11-20 Beitel David A. Chief Technology Officer Sell 22,500 $111.10 $2,499,694 Yes
2020-11-20 Samuelson Errol G Chief Industry Dev. Officer Sell 403 $109.25 $44,028 No

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