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Flip Floppers

The Flip Flopper is a premium screen that identifies insiders who purchased and sold shares within a period of time. For example they purchased shares on January 3, 2023 and sold those shares by April 28, 2023. The screen also identifies insiders that were selling and then suddenly flip to buying instead.

Why is this important? The SEC does not want insiders to engage in short-term trading and requires them to give back any profits from trades that happened within a six month period.... Read more

This is called the "short-swing profit rule". Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 states that if an insider of a public company buys and sells, or on the other hand sells and buys, stock of the company within a six-month period, they have to disgorge profits from these "matching" trades to the company.

The rule is used to discourage insiders from using the information they possess to make short-term profits. Every once in a while, we come across insider transactions where the insider indicates that the transaction violates the Short-Swing Profit rule and that the insider is going to return any profits from the prior trade back to the company. Flip flopping insiders are sending us a signal that they think the prevailing winds have changed and that they are willing to give up some short-term profits to make even more money down the road.

We decided to build the flip flopper screen to identify these insiders and allow you to filter by three different time periods from the "period" drop down. Read less

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Insider NameSymbol CompanyRelationshipDateTransactionCost# SharesValue($)Total SharesForm 4
Walsh JoeTHRYThryv Holdings, Inc.Chairman and CEOMay 22, 2024 Buy$21.112,50052,775500,567May 24, 2024, 02:48 PM
Walsh JoeTHRYThryv Holdings, Inc.Chairman and CEOMar 05, 2024 Sale$21.2659512,650500,137Mar 07, 2024, 08:43 AM
Walsh JoeTHRYThryv Holdings, Inc.Chairman and CEOFeb 26, 2024 Buy$19.015,00095,050501,172Feb 27, 2024, 05:28 PM
SVOBODA FRANK MGLGLOBE LIFE INC.Co-Chairman & CEOMay 21, 2024 Buy$82.272,500205,684144,898May 22, 2024, 03:16 PM
SVOBODA FRANK MGLGLOBE LIFE INC.Co-Chairman & CEOMay 20, 2024 Buy$86.312,500215,764142,398May 21, 2024, 03:03 PM
SVOBODA FRANK MGLGLOBE LIFE INC.Co-Chairman & CEONov 17, 2023 Sale$118.229,5001,123,0563,370Apr 30, 2024, 04:36 PM
Insider NameSymbol DateTransactionValue($)
Walsh JoeTHRYMay 22, 2024 Buy52,775
Walsh JoeTHRYMar 05, 2024 Sale12,650
Walsh JoeTHRYFeb 26, 2024 Buy95,050
SVOBODA FRANK MGLMay 21, 2024 Buy205,684
SVOBODA FRANK MGLMay 20, 2024 Buy215,764
SVOBODA FRANK MGLNov 17, 2023 Sale1,123,056

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