Insider Weekends

Insider Weekends: Thomas Gayner Purchases 5,000 Shares of Cable One For Markel

Insider Weekends: Thomas Gayner Purchases 5,000 Shares of Cable One For Markel

One of the patterns we like to see with insider buying is a long-serving Director of the company purchasing shares opportunistically. If that Director also happens to have an investing background, we like it even better. The cherry on the top is the company also buying back stock on the open market. We saw all these factors come together last week when Thomas Gayner purchased 5,000 shares of Cable One ...

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Insider Weekends: Management of Technology Companies Continue Selling

Insider Weekends: Management of Technology Companies Continue Selling

In a week where we saw most market indices rebound sharply, insiders scaled back their buying after three weeks of elevated buying. Buying declined by 64% in absolute dollar terms and 26% in terms of the number of companies that saw insider buying. I have been monitoring a select group of technology growth companies to see at what point insiders of these companies might stop selling and start buying instead. ...

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Insider Weekends: Aggregate Insider Buying Remains Elevated For A Third Week

Insider Weekends: Aggregate Insider Buying Remains Elevated For A Third Week

In another challenging week for the markets where the Nasdaq dropped nearly 4%, insiders once again significantly stepped up their insider purchases for a third week in a row. We saw an increase across all three dimensions, number of unique insiders buying shares, the number of companies with insider buying and the absolute dollar amount of purchases. We saw 897 insiders across 381 companies purchase $324 million worth of stock ...

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Insider Weekends: Insider Buying Remains Elevated For A Second Week

Insider Weekends: Insider Buying Remains Elevated For A Second Week

In an unusually volatile week, we saw significant market weakness earlier in the week probably driven by forced selling and a relief rally in the end. Insiders once again stepped up their purchases to take advantage of prices, which in some cases are down anywhere from 50% to 90% from their peaks. While overall insider buying went up by a little over $11 million last week, both the number of ...

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Insider Weekends: “Adjusted” Insider Buying Increases Last Week

Insider Weekends: “Adjusted” Insider Buying Increases Last Week

During a highly volatile week for markets, we saw insiders step up and purchase shares, although in aggregate it looked like both insider buying and selling declined compared to the prior week. The dip had to do with large purchases of Carvana (CVNA) in a secondary offering the prior week and large sales of Tesla (TSLA) by Elon Musk to fund the purchase of Twitter (TWTR) as discussed last week. ...

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Insider Weekends: Elon Musk Sells $8.52 Billion Of Tesla To Fund Twitter Purchase

Insider Weekends: Elon Musk Sells $8.52 Billion Of Tesla To Fund Twitter Purchase

We are very excited to introduce two new features on Inside Arbitrage this week. Our symbol metrics page, which includes information about insider transactions and buybacks, now includes a price chart with insider purchases overlayed on it as you can see here for the energy company Continental Resources (CLR). Rolling your mouse over a purchase displays, which insider purchased shares, at what price and the performance of the stock since ...

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Insider Weekends: Jonathan Heller Purchases 100,000 Shares Of CBL & Associates

Insider Weekends: Jonathan Heller Purchases 100,000 Shares Of CBL & Associates

When Seeking Alpha reached out to me in late 2021 to see if I would be interested in writing an article about my outlook for 2022, I appreciated this opportunity to participate in their virtual round table. I hesitated for quite some time before slapping the picture of a bear on my article titled “Positions For 2022: A Changing Of The Guard” but I felt strongly enough about the challenges we ...

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Insider Weekends: Mark Peek Purchases $1 Million Worth Of SentinelOne

Insider Weekends: Mark Peek Purchases $1 Million Worth Of SentinelOne

Cybersecurity has been top of mind for most companies and governments in recent years as ransomware attacks, phishing attacks and denial-of-service (DOS) attacks have increased. The potential disruption to businesses from these kinds of attacks has translated into an increase in cybersecurity spending and there are different companies that help with different aspects of a company’s security infrastructure. We have all heard various stories of companies falling victim to cybersecurity ...

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Insider Weekends: Michael Grimm Purchases $5.66 Million Worth Of Energy Transfer

Insider Weekends: Michael Grimm Purchases $5.66 Million Worth Of Energy Transfer

Natural gas prices were range bound for the better part of the last decade, oscillating between $2 and $4 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) with the occasional spike outside that tight range. With a constant increase in supply and lackluster demand, beyond some unusually cold winters, many energy production companies started to shift production away from natural gas to focus on crude oil while others looked at more lucrative ...

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Insider Weekends: Bill Ford Continues To Buy More Ford Shares

Insider Weekends: Bill Ford Continues To Buy More Ford Shares

I was recently listening to Barry’s Ritholtz’s Masters in Business podcast interview with Darren Palmer, the VP of Ford’s Global EV Program, and he discusses the development of Ford’s first three all electric vehicles, including the Mustang Mach-E and the Ford F-150 Lightening truck. It was a fascinating interview and provided insights into how Ford plans to position the company for an electrified future by splitting the company into an ...

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