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
2021-02-18 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 13,552 $183.98 $2,493,266 Yes
2020-11-18 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 1,818 $102.27 $185,936 No
2020-08-14 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 13,552 $76.20 $1,032,666 Yes
2020-08-07 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 50,928 $81.82 $4,166,700 Yes
2020-05-14 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 1,082 $46.80 $50,642 No
2020-02-18 Johnson Aimee Chief Marketing Officer Sell 29 $53.06 $1,539 No

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