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 Telephonics, Inc. (ZMTP)
Sector: Technology; Industry: Communication Equipment

Zoom Telephonics, Inc., together with its subsidiary, designs, produces, markets, sells, and supports Internet access and other communications-related products in North America and internationally. The company sells its products through retailers and distributors, Internet and telephone service providers, value-added resellers, PC system integrators, and original equipment manufacturers, as well as through a direct sales force and independent sales agents.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2020-10-09 MANNING TERRY 10%-Owner Sell 180,000 $2.50 $450,000 No
2020-10-09 Manning Rebecca L 10%-Owner Sell 120,673 $2.50 $301,682 No
2020-10-09 Folsom Elizabeth T 10%-Owner Sell 390,615 $2.50 $976,538 No
2020-10-09 MANNING FRANK BLASE 10%-Owner, Director Sell 2,228,273 $2.50 $5,570,682 Yes
2020-10-09 Kramer Bruce M 10%-Owner Sell 390,395 $2.50 $975,988 No
2020-10-09 KRAMER PETER ROBIN 10%-Owner, Director Sell 482,053 $2.50 $1,205,132 Yes
2020-10-09 Donovan Joseph 10%-Owner, Director Sell 142,500 $2.50 $356,250 Yes
2020-10-09 HITCHCOCK JEREMY P. Executive Chairman Buy 3,543,894 $2.50 $8,859,735 No
2020-10-09 ZULU HOLDINGS LLC 10%-Owner Buy 3,543,894 $2.50 $8,859,735 No
2020-08-25 Horowitz Joshua Director Buy 15,000 $1.90 $28,542 No
2020-08-03 MANCHESTER MANAGEMENT CO LLC 10%-Owner Sell 7,431,071 $1.95 $14,490,588 No
2020-07-31 ZULU HOLDINGS LLC 10%-Owner Buy 4,285,717 $1.95 $8,357,148 No
2020-07-31 HITCHCOCK JEREMY P. Executive Chairman Buy 4,285,717 $1.95 $8,357,148 No
2020-05-27 ZULU HOLDINGS LLC 10%-Owner Buy 822,368 $1.52 $1,249,999 No
2019-05-06 Wytanis Joseph President and COO Buy 90,910 $1.10 $100,001 No
2019-05-06 KRAMER PETER ROBIN Director Buy 90,910 $1.10 $100,001 No
2019-05-06 MANNING FRANK BLASE CEO and Acting CFO Buy 313,634 $1.10 $344,997 No
2019-12-19 HITCHCOCK JEREMY P. 10%-Owner, Director Buy 7,680 $1.30 $9,984 No
2017-02-21 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $1.95 $3,891 No
2017-02-14 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $1.96 $3,910 No
2017-02-07 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $1.98 $3,960 No
2017-01-31 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.06 $4,117 No
2017-01-24 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.08 $4,164 No
2017-01-17 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.06 $4,111 No
2017-01-10 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.13 $4,260 No
2017-01-03 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.11 $4,227 No
2016-12-27 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.01 $4,020 No
2016-12-20 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $1.97 $3,942 No
2016-12-13 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.27 $4,530 No
2016-12-06 RANDALL DEENA M VP of Operations Sell 2,000 $2.29 $4,576 No

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