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
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (ZM)
Sector: Communication Services; Industry: Telecom Services

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. provides a video-first communications platform in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It also offers Zoom Rooms, a software-based conference room system; Zoom Conference Room Connector, a gateway for SIP/H.323 endpoints to join Zoom meetings; and Zoom Video Webinars enables users to conduct large-scale online events, such as town hall meetings, workshops, and marketing presentations. It serves education, entertainment/media, enterprise infrastructure, finance, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profit/not for profit and social impact, retail/consumer products, and software/Internet industries, as well as individuals. Zoom Video Communications, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2019-04-23 SC US (TTGP), LTD. 10%-Owner Sell 828,437 $34.20 $28,332,545 Yes
2019-04-23 Eschenbach Carl M. Director Sell 828,437 $34.20 $28,332,545 Yes
2019-04-23 Pelosi Janine Chief Marketing Officer Sell 81,668 $36.00 $2,940,048 Yes
2019-04-23 Yuan Eric S. Chief Executive Officer Sell 583,787 $36.00 $21,016,332 Yes
2019-04-23 QUALCOMM INC/DE 10%-Owner Sell 848,877 $34.20 $29,031,593 Yes
2019-04-23 Subotovsky Santiago Director Sell 912,026 $34.20 $31,191,289 Yes
2019-04-23 Emergence Capital Partners III, L.P. 10%-Owner Sell 912,026 $34.20 $31,191,289 Yes

Insider Smart

SIMON PROPERTY GROUP (SPG) - Bottom fishing the crash could be intimidating, but it can be easier if you know insiders are on your side. Aeppel Glyn, Director of SPG played safe and bought shares in May at $50, but it is not late at all, the stock is now $90.

Insider Smart

Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc. (MWK) - Multiple insiders bought MWK in June around $5, stock moved sideways for a month then made a 60% jump in 10 days. Patience is the key.